G. Richard Brummett, 69, 142 Clearview Street, Gray went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a native of Kingsport and was a son of the late Cecil and Pauline Elliott Brummett.
Mr. Brummett had worked for the Sullivan County Schools for 31 years, most of that time was spent as a 6th grade teacher for Ketron Middle School. He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served his country during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Brummett loved his family and enjoyed his grandchildren very much.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Samuel Henley.
Survivors include his loving wife, Margaret Bond Brummett; a daughter, Megan Brummett, of Gray; a step-daughter, Dawn DeLoach and husband, Bryan, of Gray; a step-son, Eric Henley and wife, Lisa, of Gray; nine grandchildren, Audrie Brummett, Cynthia, Seth and Tara Shea Henley, Harleigh, Kendal, Gage and Lola DeLoach and Amy Odum; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Burrell and husband, Jerry, of Kingsport, and Dorothy Minor, of Chapin, SC; two brothers, Charles R. Brummett and wife, Faye, of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Larry D. Brummett, of Church Hill, TN; a close family friend, Shamblin Letterman; also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Brummett will be conducted at 7:00 PM Saturday, April 26, 2014. in the Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Sherrel Nave officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 5:00 PM until the service hour.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 27, 2014, in the Washington County Memory Gardens. Military Honors will be accorded by the Boone Dam VFW Honor Guard Detail. Pallbearers will be Jerry and James Burrell, Bryan DeLoach, Bo Brummett, Shamblin Letterman and Eric Henley.
For those attending this service you are asked to meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers for those who prefer you may make memorial donations to the Oak Grove Baptist Church, 396 Oak Grove Road, Johnson City, TN 37615.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of the 2900 unit of the ICU, Johnson City Medical Center for the wonderful compassion and care they provided.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com.
Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Brummett family. 423-928-2245