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“So sorry to hear of the loss of Roy Gene. My parents, the late Uncle Thomas and Aunt Clara Carter lived next to Carolyn for many years. When we came...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jan Kerechek - Vero Beach, FL

“Terry and Ricky,I'm sorry to hear about your Dad. I have been out of town and wasn't aware of his passing. I just wanted to let you know that you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Penny Presley - Coworker

“Char and I have your family in our prayers. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Bargery - Ridgely, TN

“Sorry for your loss Mrs Reba. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Haynes - Friend

“Our prayers are with you during this time. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Randy & Lisa White - Dyersburg, TN

“So sorry for this family's loss. May God bless you and wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you through this extremely difficult time. God...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle and Allie Gray - Waverly, TN

“WAS A PLEASURE TO KNOW ROY HE WAS A GREAT FAMILY MAN HE LOVED HIS FAMILY GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN ”
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Roy Gene Elgin, 74 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee.
Born Saturday, June 12, 1943 in Paragould, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Jewel Elgin and the late Dorothy Tindall Elgin Stark. He was a retired truck driver for Roberts-Gibson Oil Company and an CB enthusiast.
Funeral services for Mr. Elgin will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Bro. Jerrell Dawson. Interment will follow in Rehoboth Cemetery near Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Monday, June 19, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern, Tennessee.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Reba Lemons Elgin of Newbern, Tennessee; two sons, Ricky Elgin (Tina) of Kenton, Tennessee and Terry Elgin (Tracy) of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; one brother, Dewayne Stark of Kennett, Missouri; one sister, Carolyn Pinkley of RoEllen, Tennessee; four grand-daughters, Amanda Pettie, Candace Hailey (Trent), Holly Elgin and Callie Elgin and two great-grand-daughters, Katelyn Pettie and Chloe Pettie.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Dairl Elgin.
Pallbearers will be Scotty Elgin, Anthony Lemons, Johnny Underwood, Steven Agee, Terry Dale Lemons, Walter Jowers and Ronnie Collins.
Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Roy Gene Elgin.

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