Mr. Lonnie Rumley, age 63, of Watauga, TN, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Roy Earl and Margaret Fagan Rumley. Mr. Rumley was a retired mechanic. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam Conflict.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed big game hunting and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Rumley.
Survivors include his wife, Frankie O’Quinn Rumley, of the home; a daughter, Lonna Bishop and husband, Bill, Nicholasville, KY; a son, Brandon Rumley, Greencastle, IN; two step-sons, Adam Kiser and Richie Giese; and three step-daughters, Emily Scalf, Casey Anagnostopoulos and Sheena Anagnostopoulos; two grandchildren, Madison Bishop and Mason Bishop; and two step-grandchildren, Sophia Humphrey and Alex Kiser; five brothers, Wade Rumley and wife, Geraldine, Elizabethton, Howard Rumley, Watauga, Wayne Rumley and wife, Victoria, Bluff City, Rusty Rumley and wife, Joyce, Watauga, and Herman Rumley, Bluff City; and two sisters, Penny Rumley, Bluff City, and Frances Pearl Massengill, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service for Mr. Lonnie Rumley will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, November 9, 2013, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Mr. Teddy Muncy officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Saturday prior to the service. Friends may also call at the home of a brother, Rusty Rumley, 207 Rasnick Hollow Road, Watauga, TN, at other times.
Private disposition will be held at a later date.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, ? Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Rumley family. Office: (423) 543-5544