Nov. 9, 2013
Bobby C. "Coach" Williams, 74, of Dayton, OH, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Heartland of Beavercreek. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ermer R. and America Williams; brothers, William M. Hodge and Carl Cecil Hodge; and sister, Anna Perrino. Bobby is survived by two sisters, Jean Vaughn and Jacqueline McGuire as well as his brother, Charles Williams; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Born in Crab Orchard, TN, Bobby moved to Dayton for his senior year at Stivers High School and made an immediate impact on the Tiger football squad. His superior performance earned him All City Defensive Guard on both the Dayton Daily News and Journal Herald teams. He received a football scholarship at Central State University but withdrew from school after his freshman year and joined the United States Air Force.
After eight years in the military, Bobby received a sports scholarship from the University of Dayton, earning his Bachelor's Degree in 1970 and his Master's Degree in 1976. He made the dean's list and was a member of the Education Honor Society.
Coach, as he liked to be known, was employed by Dayton Schools in 1971 where he taught and coached several sports. He taught Health and Physical Education while coaching at Patterson, Stivers, Stivers-Patterson, Belmont and Meadowdale High Schools. Coach retired from teaching and coaching in 1990 and volunteered at Miami Valley Hospital and Kittyhawk Golf Course during his retirement. He was inducted into the Stivers Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.
Friends called at the Tobias Funeral Home — Beavercreek Chapel, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd., on Thursday, Nov. 14. A short visitation was held at the Evangel Church of God, 132 N. Smithville Rd, Dayton, with funeral services following. Interment followed services at Dayton Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions in Bobby's memory be made to the American Cancer Society . Condolences to the family may be made online at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.
Nov. 9, 2013
Jerry Lynn Burgess, 52, of Crossville, passed away March 6, 2014. Funeral services were held March 9 at Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Hale's Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Gary Hargis and Bro. Rudy Oaks officiated.
Thomas Eugene "Buddy" Fish, 70 of Crossville, passed away March 7, 2014. Funeral services were held March 9 at Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Davis Harp officiated. Burial will be in Smith's Chapel Cemetery.
Thelma Hall, 88, of Crossville, passed away March 4, 2014. Funeral services were held March 8 at Hood Funeral Home. Bro. George Wallace officiated with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Mr. Jack R. Hurst, 69 of Crossville, formerly of Harriman, passed away March 11, 2014, at his residence. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Funeral service will be Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at Evans Mortuary, with the Rev. Harold Qualls officiating. Interment will follow at Willard Park in South Harriman.
Roy C. Myers
Roy Carmon Myers, 95, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Eddie Kilgore officiating. Obituary reading was by Bro. Chris Bonts and special speaker was Nathan Parrish. Interment was in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Rita Findley Jones, 65, of Rockwood (Westel Community, Cumberland County), passed away March 5, 2014, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman.
Judith Elizabeth Conger Interval, daughter of David and Edith Conger, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 8, 2014, in Crossville.
Donna Sue Clark
Donna Sue (Brumbalough) Clark, 54, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 8 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Harold Cox officiating. Interment was in Martha Washington Cemetery in Clarkrange.
Mattie Mae Barnwell
Mattie Mae Barnwell, 86, of Crossville, went home to be with the Lord March 3, 2014, at Hospice of Cumberland County. Funeral services were held March 6 at Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy, with Bro. Jack Lawson officiating. Interment was in Tollett's Chapel Cemetery.
Lorine Gertrude Barnwell, 86, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville. Funeral services were held March 7 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Mark Hall officiating. Interment was in Pomona Cemetery.
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