Obit: Robert Delaney

Obit: Robert Delaney

August 27th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Robert Ray Delaney, 62, unexpectedly departed this earth on the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.He was a distinguished, disabled Army veteran of the Vietnam War.Mr. Delaney was preceded in death by his father, Burlin Delaney; and his brother, Donald. A longtime resident of Cole City Hollow, Mr. Delaney will be sorely missed by all.He is survived by his beloved life companion, Linda LaPlume; son, Robert and daughter, Kelly Rae, both of Massachusetts; mother, Nelda; sister, Nancy and her husband, Gene, all of Georgia; two grandchildren; several nephewsThe family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.Graveside services will be in Stateline Cemetery, at 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.To send online condolences visit www.tatefh.com.Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, 423-942-9500.