April 1, 2016
Mr. Carl L. Lehman, Sr. age 71 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at his Residence with his Family by his side. Mr. Lehman was a Member of First Baptist Church in Rockwood, Tennessee. He was a 1961 Graduate of Oakdale High School. He graduated from Auto Diesel School in Nashville and started his career in the Auto Industry. Carl worked at Harriman Motors and Jerry Duncan Ford for 45 1/2 years, working his way up to Parts and Service Director before he retired. Carl took pride in his work and the Service work performed at Jerry Duncan Ford. Carl was recognized and awarded several awards from Ford Motor Company in Dearborn for having Top Service Departments. He believed in and served the community in which he lived and raised his family; Carl served on the City of Rockwood Water and Gas Board for 2 terms. He was an avid fisherman and pioneering member of the Rockwood Bass Fisherman’s Club. He enjoyed the outdoors working in his garden, mowing his yard, and pedaling in his building in the backyard. Carl enjoyed Rockwood Tigers Sports and U. T. Football. He is preceded in death by Parents: Johnnie & Velma Lehman; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: James Sr. and Gladys McCullough. And other Loved ones.
He is survived by:
Wife of 51 years: Joann Lehman of Rockwood, Tennessee
Sons: Carl Lynn Lehman, Jr of Rockwood, Tennessee
Christopher Eugene Lehman (Gina) of Rockwood, Tennessee
John David Lehman of Rockwood, Tennessee
1 Grandson: Jacob Lehman
Brother: Jerry Lehman (Sue) of Rome, Georgia
Sisters: Barbara Matney of Harriman, Tennessee
Rena Whalen (T. A) Of Rockwood, Michigan
Carolyn Jackson (Luther) of Oakdale, Tennessee
Twin Sister: Karlen Stewart (Jim) of Oakdale, Tennessee
Several Nieces, Nephews, and Fellow Fisherman Friends
Many Friends in the Roane County Community
Pet Lab: SAM
Arrangements are as Follows: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Family will Receive Friends from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at First Baptist Church in Rockwood, Tennessee. Celebration of Life Service will be on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 1:00pm at First Baptist Church in Rockwood, Tennessee with Rev. Marty Shadoan, officiating. Son: John David Lehman will deliver remarks as well. Concluding Services and Interment will take place in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee following services. Family requests Memorial Gifts be given to the First Baptist Church Pre-School Program, P.O. Box #54., Rockwood, Tennessee 37854. The family wishes to Thank Dr. John Belitz, Shawn, Tracey, Brandy, and Covenant Hospice for the care provided to Carl during his time of illness.
Evans Mortuary is serving the Family of Mr. Carl L. Lehman, Sr.