Mr. Bobby R. Summie, age 65, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Summie was a native of Washington County and son of the late Orville L. & Pearlie Begley Summie. In addition to his parents, Mr. Summie was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Summie and Billy Summie; two sisters, Joyce Tipton Trepanosky and Sharon Shaw Townsend.
He attended Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.
Mr. Summie retired from Eastman Chemical Company.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy M. Summie, Jonesborough; daughter and son-in-law, Beth & Roger Bryant, Waxhaw, NC; step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Stacey & Brian Keith; grandchildren, Matthew Bryant, Adam Bryant, Ashlyn Lane and Nathan Keith; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy & Shelby Summie and David & Diana Summie; one sister and brother-in-law, Teresa & Deril Dixon; special friends, Amber & Brian Smith and Tammy Spencer; and several nephews and nieces.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012, at Sulphur Springs Cemetery with Rev. Bill Ponder officiating.
Pallbearers will be nephews, great-nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers and food, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Rd., Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601; or St. Jude’s Research Center (for Johnson City Medical Center), 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
Condolences may be sent to the Summie family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821