A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church for Mr. Bettes, 72.
Born December 5, 1942, to Julia Paty Bettes and Fred Bettes in Lebanon, he died April 12, 2015 in Winnie, Texas.
Mr. Bettes had lived in Texas for the past eight years.
Survivors include his son Jeff (Kristy) Bettes of Flower Mound, Texas; grandchildren William Bettes and Christian Bettes -- both of Flower Mound.
Also surviving are sisters, Betty Sue Filson, of Lebanon and Mary Pillar, of Nashville.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Bettes is preceded in death by his wife Kristina Bettes; and brother Jim Bettes.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel is handling local arrangements.