Nov. 20, 1919—April 10, 2013
Gordon D. Hedgecoth, 93, of Crossville, passed away at his home April 10, 2013. Funeral services were held April 13 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. George Long and Bro. Bob Kastens officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Mr. Hedgecoth was a car salesman and a member of First Christian Church.
He was born in Cumberland County Nov. 20, 1919, to Clyde and Siddie (Roberts) Hedgecoth.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a past member of the county court, past deputy circuit court clerk and the C.E.T.A. program officer of Cumberland County.
Mr. Hedgecoth is survived by his son, Nick and Verna Hedgecoth of Crossville; grandchildren, Angela, Lynda and Sherry; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Siddie Hedgecoth; wife, Fanny Frances Breeding Hedgecoth; sons, Ralph and Robert Hedgecoth; sister, Marie Hedgecoth; and brother, Benton Hedgecoth.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Nov. 20, 1919—April 10, 2013
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