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Don Isaacs, Johnson City

Published September 3rd, 2011 9:36 pm

2nd Timothy 4-7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Don Isaacs, 86, Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday September 3, 2011, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a native of Avery County, North Carolina, but had lived in Johnson City since 1996. He was a son of the late James and Fannie Hughes Isaacs. Mr. Isaacs was a retired truck driver with the Avery County School System. He was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, Boone, North Carolina.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Helen Buchanan Isaacs, January 29, 1974; by a sister: Lois Isaacs; and a brother: Otto Isaacs.
His hobby was collecting rocks and making jewelry out of them. He also loved making hand-made Christmas wreaths
Survivors include Two Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Betty & Jackie Roberts and Lois & Terry Carver, all of Johnson City, Six Grandchildren: Ansley Roberts, Rachella Davis and husband, Mark, all of Johnson City, Kandra Scott and husband, Aaron, Gray, Jeremy Carver and wife, Salissa, Joel Carver and wife, Jeni, all of Greeneville, Tenn., and Jina McCool, of Utica, Michigan; Nine Great Grandchildren; two nephews; and one niece.
A Service to Celebrate the life of Don Isaacs will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Apostolic Christian Church (Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City) with Pastor Edward Davis and Pastor Terry Carver officiating. The eulogy with be given by Jeremy Carver and other grandchildren.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Church of Jesus Christ Cemetery, Newland, North Carolina. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday and also at the funeral home at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, will be: Mark Davis, Aaron Scott, Ansley Roberts, Jeremy Carver, Joel Carver and Tod Hale.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Apostolic Christian Church. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter & son-in-law: Betty & Jackie Roberts, Johnson City. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.