Floyd McInturff, age 84, 602 Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi, passed away at his home Friday evening, January 13, 2012.
Mr. McInturff was a native of Unicoi County and a son of the late Shepherd and Lelia McNabb McInturff. Mr. McInturff was an operator for Nuclear Fuel Services and retired in 1992 after 30 years employment. In addition to his regular job, Mr. McInturff was a farmer all his life and loved both his professions.
He was of a member of Unicoi United Methodist Church. Mr. McInturff was a WWII Army Veteran, where he proudly served his country in the infantry. He was a loving husband and father.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Gaither McInturff and Kenneth McInturff; six sisters: Mabel Renfro, Gertha Street, Virgie Ingram, Florence Seward, Jessie White and Eva Davis.
Survivors include his devoted wife of over 57 years: Helen Gouge McInturff; a son, J. Alan “Rocky” McInturff, Unicoi; one brother, Chester Eugene McInturff and wife, Pat, Seymour TN; one sister, Hazel Berry, Unicoi; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral service for Mr. Floyd McInturff will be held Monday, January 16, 2012, at 7:30 PM in the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Todd Kingrea and Reverend John Olive will officiate. Eulogy will be given by sister-in-law, Linda Ruth Hopson, whom he loved dearly. Special music will be provided by guitar soloist Kalyn Grindstaff.
Active pallbearers will be Walter Davis, Harold Luttrell, Carl Butler, Ed Reed, Bill Tipton, George Ritchie and Robert A. Martin. Nephews who will serve as honorary pallbearers are Edward Lingerfelt, Dennis Ingram, Harold Street, Dewitt Ingram and Randall Seward.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home.
The committal service for Mr. McInturff will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at 11:00 AM in the Swingle Cemetery. Minister, pallbearers, and those attending the commital service are asked to meet at 10:30 am at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to the Holston Home for Children in Greeneville, 404 Holston Dr., Greeneville, TN 37743. 423-638-4171
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the McInturff family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is privileged to serve the McInturff family. (423) 743-1381