John R. Vandergriff

Nov 28 2009

76 year old John R. Vandergriff of Tullahoma died Thursday at Harton Regional Medical Center. Vandergriff was the owner of Randolph and Vandergriff Incorporated and a member of Victory Baptist Church, the Tullahoma Downtown Lions Club and he was a Shriner and Mason. Vandergriff was a veteran of the Korean War, where he served in the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Macon Dutton Vandergriff and one brother, Gaston Vandergriff. Survivors include; Helen Bell, three daughters, Janet Dunn and husband Lee of Portland, Sandra Jo Vandergriff of Nashville, and Patricia DeVille of Murfreesboro; a special grandson, Jonathan Rodriguez of Shelbyville; two nephews, Bobby and wife Kathy Vandergriff and Terry Vandergriff; and special friends, Danny Wayne and Martha Bell, Johnny and Lisa Rodriguez, and a host of grand nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday at Kilgore Funeral Home in Tullahoma. The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel. Keith Nunley will officiate. A graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, with Military Honors at Salem Cemetery in Liberty. The family suggests donations be made to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Nashville or the Tullahoma Downtown Lions Club. Kilgore Funeral Home in Tullahoma is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville.

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