Donnie T. Pendergrass, 67, of Ooltewah, was surrounded by his family as he departed this life and joined his Heavenly Father on Monday, March 24, 2014. Donnie was born on Oct. 19, 1946, in Guntersville, Ala. Donnie spent his childhood in Flintville, Tenn. As an adult, he lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast before he and his wife moved to the Chattanooga area, where they have resided for the past 27 years. Donnie was employed by Alstom Power at its Chattanooga plant as the director of operations. He was a faithful employee of Alstom and its predecessors for more than 27 years. Donnie was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed Gods beauty through nature. Donnie enjoyed bass fishing, hunting, and meandering motorcycle rides with his wife and best-friend, Sherry. He was a devoted husband, father and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. He was a man of integrity, strength and compassion whose mark has been left on the hearts of many. Donnie was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church. Donnie is survived by his devoted wife, Sherry Goff Pendergrass; three loving daughters, Kelly Pendergrass (Lee) Hunter, Hailey Owenby and Lindsay Owenby; three grandchildren, River and Baylor Dees (Kelly Hunter) and Taylor Tucker (Lindsay Owenby); three sisters, Linda Simmons, Sandra Stone and Carolyn (Percy) McNeese; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, T.L. and Violet Edmondson Pendergrass; and his grandson, Isaiah Brown. Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. today, March 27, 2014, at Valley View Chapel. Interment will be held for the family on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Wade, Miss. Please share your memories at ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.