Mr. Ervin was born in Washington County and the son of the late Benjamin Franklin & Adelene Reed Ervin. He was also preceded in death by a son, Andrew Ervin.
He was prior owner of Jonesboro Nursing Home and Four Oaks Healthcare Center. He was a member of Jonesborough Civitan Club, a gun collector and sports enthusiast.
Survivors include former wife, Suzanne Rich and husband Dennis, Johnson City; daughter, Ann-Catherine Ervin, Johnson City; two sons, Dick Ervin (Laura), Signal Mountain, TN and Christopher Ervin, Johnson City; two grandchildren, Georgia Ann Ervin and Tad Ervin; brothers, Farrell Ervin (Pat) and Jerry Ervin, all of Jonesborough; and many nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, November 1, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the Ervin family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821