Robert Eugene Gammon, age 86, of Church Hill, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Church Hill Health Care Center. He was the son of the late Robert Lee and Ossie Gammon. Mr. Gammon was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church, and also a member of the Mason's Holston Lodge 559 for over 50 years. He was a Scottish Rite member and belonged to the Jericho Temple of Kingsport. Mr. Gammon was also a member of the V.F.W. post 3382 of Kingsport. He proudly served his country in WWII in the Navy. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Freddie Gammon.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Gammon; daughters: Jan Moseley and husband Dennis, Richmond, VA and Ginger Penley and husband Keith of Nashville,TN; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers: Don Gammon and wife Gussie of St. Simmons Island, GA and Lester Gammon, Greeneville, TN.
A Graveside Service for Mr. Gammon will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in East Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Nancy Martin, officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Penley, Jim Fletcher, Terry Fletcher, Randy Hollifield, Russell Harr, Dennis Moseley, Ronnie Lawson, Wayne Clevenger and Mike Allen. Full Military Honors will be provided by The American Legion Hammond Post # 3 & the Gate City Post #265. Everyone is asked to assemble at the cemetery by 1:45 p.m. for the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lebanon United Methodist Church, c/o Ramona Fletcher, 136 Hickory Hills Road, Church Hill, TN, 37642.
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