Everett Pendelbury Springer Jr., 81, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014, at his residence.
A native of Washington County, he was a son of the late Everett Pendelbury Springer Sr. and Allie Story Springer. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He had lived in North Carolina for several years.
He was a retired Supervisor with Freightliner Manufacturing, Cleveland, North Carolina. Mr. Springer was a member and Chairman of the Deacons Board of Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Donna McKinney; two sisters; and seven brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years: Delores Hobbs Springer; Five Children: Sandra Rivers and husband, Charles, Polkton, North Carolina, Patricia Holshouser and husband, Kenneth, Orlando, Florida, Timothy Springer and his companion, Tammy Wilhoit, Albemarle, North Carolina, Joe Springer and wife, Renee, Gold Hill, North Carolina, and Keith Springer and wife, Amanda, Elizabethton; 42 Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren; A Sister: Mary Hobbs, Fortville, Indiana; Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tim Gouge and Rev. Greg Largent officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2014, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Music will be provided by Bobby Woods. Active Pallbearers will be Grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers will be His Church Family.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Mtn. States Hospice and the Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church family. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion & Tennessee National Guard.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence.
To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Springer to the Building Fund, Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church, 111 Manning Street, Elizabethton.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.