Survivors include his wife, Dolores Ellis of Cleveland; two daughters: Brenda Allen and Judy Lennon, both of Lenoir City; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Micah Nicolaus officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening at Grissom Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.