Bob Leonard Light, 84, of the Lost Mountain Community, in
Greene Co TN, died peacefully on July 2, 2012, at Laughlin
He was a member of Pine Grove Free Will Baptist Church for
fifty years, where he taught the Men's Sunday School Class
and served as a trustee.
Bob retired as a supervisor of the Greene County office of
DOT, and also worked for many years at Summers-Taylor
Paving Company. He enjoyed his farm and spending time with
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cam and Betty
Light; sister, Jessie Light; and brothers, Clifford Light,
Ralph Light, and Raymond Light.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Juanita
Light; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl Light and Michael
Searcy; grandsons, Cameron and Aaron Searcy; sister, Neola
Cooter; brother and sister-in-law, Abe and Phyllis Light,
brother and dear friend, Joe Light and Marie Newton, and
brother and sister-in-law, John and Rebecca Light; sisters-
in-law, Wanda Whetsel and Lochiel Light; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., on
Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home,
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 6,
2012, at New Lebanon Baptist Church, with interment to
follow in New Lebanon Cemetery. The Rev. Eddie Malone and
the Rev. Jerry Conkin will officiate. The body will be
taken to the church to lie in state thirty minutes before
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home, Greeneville, is serving the
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