Alan C. “Pete” “Turtleman” Starnes, 74, of Sale Creek, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at his home.
He was a member of Sale Creek First Baptist Church.
He retired from Asbestos Workers Union Local 46.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Hildred Starnes.
He is survived by his children, Larry Starnes, Tony (Becky) Starnes, Teresa Bond, Lisa Green, Dale (Tina) Starnes, Derrick Starnes; sister, Lib Sims; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
The family of Mr. Starnes will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at Morris-Baker Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday from the Morris-Baker Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Richard Bawgus will officiate.
Following the funeral, family and friends will proceed to Monte Vista Burial Park for committal services.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Starnes family. (423) 282-1521