A native and lifelong resident of Monroe County, he was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in the Korean conflict.
He was retired as the street superintendent for the city of Sweetwater. He was a charter member of the VFW Post 576 and served as post commander four times. He organized the Valley Cruisers Car Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Tee West Inman; daughter, Cindy Inman; son, Clayton Inman; and grandsons, Logan Inman and Michael Poore.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Gale Inman, of Sweetwater; daughters: Teri Inman of Etowah, Shannon Davidson and husband, Ryan, of Sweetwater, and Cathy Poore of Sweetwater; son, William Inman of Sweetwater; grandchildren:, Nathan Odom, Coral Ellis, and Megan Inman; sister, Sue Guthrie of Ten Mile; and nephews, Doug Pixler of Ten Mile and Scott Inman of Florida.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from Westview Cemetery in Sweetwater with Dr. Keith Wheeler officiating. There will be no formal visitation.
The family asks, in lieu of flowers, that you please consider memorial contributions to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Alhambra Shrine.
We invite you to visit the Inman family guestbook and send a message of comfort to www.serenityfunerals.com.
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.