He was of the Pentecostal faith.
He was a skilled carpenter where he was a member of the Chattanooga Carpenter’s Union. In his spare time, he enjoyed tennis, NASCAR and walking on the beach.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Dean Couch, who passed away only one month prior to his death; his father and mother, Walter and Nina Parker Couch; his grandson, Andrew Thomas Lambert; and his sister, Barbara Holmes.
Survivors include his daughter, Tonya Fletcher and husband, Kenny, of Sarasota, Fla.; two grandchildren: Tiffany Lambert and Matti Claire Fletcher, both of Cleveland; one great-grandson, Cayden Johnson of Cleveland; three nieces: Dorisa Lynn Curry and husband, Larry, Donna Owens, Samm Davis and husband, Tim; and one nephew, Chuck Holmes.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Rev. Albert Ellis officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony.
Johnny Ledwell, Jason Ledwell, Larry Curry, Aaron Jones, Dalton Hodgson, and Bobby Wright will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Couch family guest book at www.fikefh.com.