Ronnie Wayne Carper, 64, a resident of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday night, May 23, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born in Corinth, Miss., a son of Sampson and May Carper.
He spent his early adult life in McNairy County before making this area his home for the past 46 years.
He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Lakeway Baptist Church.
He was retired from the city of Chattanooga, where he worked for many years as a construction inspector. He was a local cattle farmer and owned CLC Cattle Co. He, however will be most remembered as a very devoted family man by being a loving and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his parent, he is preceded in death by one brother, Roger Lynn Carper.
He leaves here to cherish his memory his loving wife of 46 years, Ann Parrott Carper; two daughters: Amanda Gardner and husband, Tim, and Kim Clayton; three sisters: Brenda Ivey (Glenn), Mildred Killingsworth (Lucky), and Shirley Carper; one brother-in-law, Tom Parrott; four grandchildren; and a host of other extended family members and friends.
The funeral is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2012, at 3 p.m. from the sanctuary of the Layway Baptist Church, 8727 Highway 58, Harrison, TN 37341 with the Rev. Dennis Ray and the Rev. Fred Browning officiating.
Interment will follow in the New McDonald Cemetery with Timothy Gardner Sr, Timothy Garnder Jr., Steve Clark, Rick Lowery, Brandon Parrott and Shane Parrott serving as pallbearers.
Interment will be followed by a white dove release.
The family will received friends from at the Lakeway Baptist Church on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and also on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service time.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Ronnie and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland was honored to assist the Carper family with these arrangements.