Obit: Robert Roddy

Obit: Robert Roddy

December 19th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

Sr.COALMONT Brother Robert Bradford "Bob" Roddy Sr., 81, passed away at his home resting peacefully with his family Tuesday morning Dec. 18, 2012.He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, retired from Tennessee Consolidated Coal Co. and a member of e Chestnut Springs Congregational Methodist Church. He pastored several Churches in Grundy County wherever he was needed. He was born in Sewanee, Tenn., on Dec. 7, 1931.He was preceded in death by his mother Lydia Sue Woodlee Roddy along with his son, Russell Reed Roddy; sisters, Margaret Sue Roddy Lawson and Nancy Carlene Roddy Thomas.He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Billie Ruth Gipson Roddy with whom he had 5 children, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel of Foster and Lay Funeral home in Tracy City with Pastor Freddie Savage officiating with burial to follow in Planview Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard.Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today at Foster and Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn.Arrangements by: Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tenn. www.laynefuneralhome.com