Kennedy “Elroy” Gearin, 76, left this world on April 24, 2013. He was born in Weakley County but resided in Lexington, Tenn. since 2007.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert “Bob” and Jewel Miles Gearin; three brothers, Thomas (Polly) Gearin, Robert “Bud” Gearin and Ferrell Gearin, all of Greenfield, Tenn.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Helen Pratt Gearin of Lexington; their daughter, Cynthia (Bryan) Miller; and granddaughter, Rachel Miller of Parsons, Tenn; three sisters, Imogene (Leon) Pentecost, Lorene (Gordon) Jones of Greenfield and Bonnie (Steve) Treadway of Whitehouse, Tenn; two children from a previous marriage, Michael (Janice) Gearin of Pensacola, Florida and a daughter, Sandra Burnett and grandson, Blake of Bradford, Tenn; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family has chosen cremation. A memorial and celebration of his life will be held on April 28, 2013 at Chase Funeral Home in Huntingdon, Tenn. A service will follow with Bro. Tony Terrell officiating.