Herbert Leeroy Sise


Herbert Leeroy Sise, 79, a resident of Georgetown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Herbert was a conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad, where he retired after 33 years, he also worked part-time for the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department for more than 20 years. Herbert was a baseball/softball coach for both the Harrison and Snowhill recreation leagues. He loved traveling the country, spending time with his family, and his special K9 companion, Frankie.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Robert Sise and Juanita Williams Sise; brother, James A. Sise; wife, Peggy Zirk; and step great-grandson, Ethane Haney.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Cynthia Womac Sise; children, Angela Sise, Tamela Sanders-Line (Stephen), Stephanie Sise, Aaron Sise (Amy); stepsons, Clifford  and Adam Haney; grandchildren, Secret, James, Trent, Alyssa, Alayna and Asher; step-grandchildren, Devon, Hayden, Noland and Lilly; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Barbara Burnette, Lela Settlemyer and Randall D. Sise; along with several nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at New Friendship Baptist Church in Charleston. There will be a Celebration of Life service at 1:30 p.m., also at the Church.

The burial will be immediately following at Sequatchie Valley Gardens in Jasper. The Rev. Steve Davis will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to New Fellowship Baptist Church in his honor.


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