Mr. Lonnie Hershel Huskins, age 67, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee, formerly of Oakdale, Tennessee passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his residence. He was born March 19, 1949 in Harriman, Tennessee. Mr. Huskins was a member of the Clymersville Baptist Church in Rockwood where he served as a Deacon and was also a member of the Rockwood Masonic Lodge # 403 F. & A.M. He was retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority. Mr. Huskins was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War, and was the recipient of several decorations including the Purple Heart Medal, a Presidential Unit Citation, and a Meritorious Unit Citation. He was a loving Husband, Father, and “Papaw”. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Lee Huskins and Geraldine West Huskins; wife, Lynn Kelly Huskins; son, Tim Huskins; and brother, Lindell Huskins.
Daughters: Lachelle Patterson & husband, Danny of Kingston, TN
Lanette Huskins of Kingston, TN
Grandchildren: Jon Martin, Amber Martin, Raven Russell, Logan Smith, Carissa Huskins, and Karalyn Huskins
Sisters: Diane Hendrix of Oakdale, TN
Lucinda Gooch of Harriman, TN
Special Companion: Deloris Monday of Rockwood, TN
Uncle & Aunt: Lloyd & Judy Cook of Kingston, TN
And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Masonic services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary conducted by Rockwood Masonic Lodge # 403 F. & A.M. Funeral services will follow with Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Committal services and interment will be held Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood with full military honors by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.