He was a manager at Century Blueprint Company in Chicago, Illinois for 35 years. After his retirement, he moved back to East Tennessee. While in Chicago, he was an active member of the Lutheran faith. He attended Salem Presbyterian Church, Limestone for the past there years.
He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Lockie (Hill) Honeycutt, his loving wife of 56 years, Irene Marie Honeycutt (Taylor); two brothers, Doss Honeycutt, Gene Honeycutt; three sisters, Luerema Harris, Roberta Hughes, and Madeline Rich; one son, David Harris September 2009; and his second wife of the past three years, Jane Archer, who passed away in December 2018.
Those left to cherish having him in their lives are his daughter, Sandra Lynn Emmett; three grandchildren Myles Joseph Emmett, Haley Marie Emmett, and Lindsey Nicole Emmett and one great-grandson, Joseph Jason Emmett; one son, Robert A. Harris; one brother, Gene Honeycutt (Marie Honeycutt); and several nieces and nephews, Nora Moris, Ginger Banks, and Sheila Kirkland. Much thanks and appreciation are extended to his sister-in-law Marie Honeycutt for her help; to friend and caregiver Ashley Greene, Ray Ford; Chaplain Karl Gassner, the V.A. Staff; the staff of The Waters of Johnson City, and Hospice Nurse, Becky.
Graveside services will be held 2:30 PM, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery Pavilion with Chaplain Karl Gassner officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the Honeycutt family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 423-753-3821