Roy Rumfelt

Hamilton County

Jr.Roy Rumfelt Jr., 65, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 in a local hospital.Born in Morganton, N.C. to the late Roy Rumfelt Sr. and Leona Bishop Rumfelt, he grew up in Morristown, Tenn., where he graduated from Morristown High School. He then went on to attend University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Roy was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of Abba's House.Roy was employed by the Hamilton County Assessor of Property for 38 years as the Chief Deputy. He was a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers and was a past board member and currently served as the Vice-Chairman of the Ethics Committee. He was also a member and past President of the Tennessee Association of Assessing officers.He held designations as Certified Assessment Evaluator, Residential Evaluation Specialist, Tennessee Master Assessor and Tennessee Certified Assessor. Roy was a member of and past President of the Hixson Kiwanis Club.Roy is survived by his wife, Sherry Lamb Rumfelt; his sons Robert ( Mary) Rumfelt and Kenneth (Marcie) Rumfelt; daughter Christy Rawlston ( Brent) Sentell; brother Bobby Rumfelt; grandchildren Molly and Cooper Rumfelt, Riley and Jackson Rumfelt, and Ella and Lily SentellThe family will receive friends on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 4 - 8 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until the time of service at Chattanooga Funeral Home- North ChapelThe funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sterling Jetton officiating The interment will follow to Hamilton Memorial GardensMemorial Contributions can be made to American Cancer Society or to Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, Tennessee 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at

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