Mr. Hommel was born in Scott County, VA and the son of the late Albert & Ada King Hommel. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Lee Smith Hommel.
He was a member of Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church where he was Assistant Bible Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent. He was a Delegate-at-large to the Holston Annual Conference. He was a member of the Gideons International.
Mr. Hommel was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of American Legion Post #3 since 1963. He was Past Master at Holston Lodge #559 and was of member of Jericho Shrine. He was past District Governor of Ruritan National for David Crockett and Tennessee District
He was an Insurance Salesman for 40 years.
Survivors include his sisters and brothers in law, Ruth and Marshall Milhorn, Piney Flats, Marty and Fred Conley, Johnson City and Kathy and Bob Montgomery, Jonesborough, several nieces and nephews that he adored, and his family at John Reed Assisted Living. He enjoyed visiting with everyone, especially his dining companions. Also, his church family at Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Friday, March 20, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Dykes officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 pm Friday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at 3:00 pm Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Condolences may be sent to the Hommel family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821