Robert Blount


JASPER Robert "Bob" Stiles Blount, 80, passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Mr. Blount was a retired employee of TVA and Moss Motor Company. He was US Air Force veteran and a member of McKendree United Methodist Church. He had served as District Governor for the Lions Club from 2000 to 2001, was a member of the Gideon's, a member of Marion Masonic Lodge #515, the Scottish Rites a Shriner and a member of the Marion County Democratic Party. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Edward and Lee Ila Stewart Blount; brother, William Blount; and wife, Shirley Neal BlountRobert is survived by his wife, Lillie Rogers Blount; his children, Robert "Bobby" Blount and wife Nancy, of Lincolnton, Ga., Debbie Blount, of Kimball, Tenn., Teresa L. Goforth, of Chattanooga, Tenn., son, Chris P. Goforth and wife, Christie; grandson, Tyler Blount and wife, Danielle; granddaughters, Beth Blount, Paige and Megan Goforth; sisters, Linda Mitchell, of Harvest, Ala., Cinda Sullivan, of Cordova, Tenn., and Lurah Anne Smith, of Tacoma, Wash.Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CST, on Monday, Nov. 5, with Pastor Ron Ramsey officiating.Interment will follow in Cumberland View CemeteryThe family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. CST, today.To send online condolences visit www.tatefh.comArrangements by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, TN, 423-942-9500

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