Funeral services for Mr. Charles Louis Huddleston will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Don McElroy officiating. Interment with military honors will be on Thursday at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday after 9 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Huddleston, age 85 of Lebanon passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare.
He was born Jan. 11, 1932, in Wilson County on his 1897 family century farm, on which he resided. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, and graduated from Tennessee Tech. He was a mechanical engineer having worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Corp of Engineers where he retired in 1987 as Chief of Regulatory Function. He was a very active member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church for twenty-seven years, and then First Baptist Church in Lebanon where he had served both churches as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a member of the Twin States Iris Society, Master Gardner Association, and the Carrol Community Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Robert and Susie Viola Young Huddleston, son, Troy Newton Huddleston; two sisters, Lois Casamer and Mary Lane; and three brothers, Roy, Tom and George Huddleston.
He is survived by his wife of fifty seven years, Minnie Fay Sadler Huddleston; three sons: Charles Louis (Lisa) Huddleston II, Barton West (Allyson) Huddleston, Jonathan Edward (Betsy) Huddleston; nine grandchildren: Charles Louis (Heather) Huddleston III, Sarah Dorothy (John) Essary, Nicholas Collins (Becky) Huddleston, William Scott Huddleston, Emily Ruth Huddleston, Katherine Ann Huddleston, Kristen West Huddleston, Ian Davis Huddleston, and Burke Sadler Huddleston; and three sisters: Helen Pope, Claudine (Jack) Robinson, and Brenda (David) Tarter.
Memorials may be made to the Don McElroy Scholarship Fund at First Baptist Church, Lebanon.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon, (615)444-2142, www.ligonbobo.com.