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Ray H Pillion

December 8, 2019

Mr. Ray H. Pillion Sr. age 80 of Tazewell was born January 27, 1939 and went to be with the Lord Sunday, December 8, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He retired from KU electrical company as an electrical lineman. He was also an electrical lineman in construction as a foreman. He also worked disasters. He was also a member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church where he was also a part of the Mt. Zion Singers.  He enjoyed spending time with family. Ray enjoyed farming and playing Bluegrass music.

He was preceded in death by his:

Parents: Floyd and Bertha (Massengill) Pillion

Brother: Cecil Pillion

Beloved Uncle: Kinard Pillion

He is survived by his:

Loving wife of 61 years: Jeanette Pillion

Son: Ray Pillion Jr. and Tom Puckett

Daughters: Sandra Kruse and husband Jay

                   Michelle Short and husband Charles

Grandchildren all four served in the military: Ryan Kruse and wife Danielle

                         Jacob Kruse and wife Yuki

                         Kelly Short and wife Brooke

                         Hannah Short

Great- Grandchildren: Rowan Kruse and Lila Kruse

Brothers and Sisters: Bernice Yeary and husband Bud

                                   Pascal Pillion and wife Judy

                                   Estel Pillion and wife Cathy

                                   Jerelene Jones and husband Ed

                                   Oscar Pillion and wife Joan

                                   Cathy Sowders and husband Robert

Sister-in-law: Wilma Lowe

And several nieces, nephews and a host other loving friends and relatives

The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 4 PM till 7 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11 AM at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Pressnell and Rev. Kenny Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Ryan Kruse, Kelly Short, Hannah Short,

                    Charles Short, Jay Kruse and Tom Puckett

~Claiborne-Overholt is honored to be serving the family~

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Service Schedule

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Visitation Service

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm

Claiborne ~ Overholt Funeral Home

1106 TN-33, New Tazewell, TN 37825

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Funeral Services

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist

Claiborne St, Tazewell, TN 37879

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Burial Service

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

12:00 - 1:00pm

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