Age: 80 Address: Johnson City, Tennessee Date of Death: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Jesse Rich of Johnson City, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 23rd at Franklin Woods Community Hospital. A native of Erwin, TN, he was a son of the late Clyde and Bertha Edwards Rich. He was also preceded in death by 3 sons: Michael W. Rich, Roger Dale Rich and Curtis Rich, Sr. and a granddaughter, Amanda Garland.
After his retirement, Jesse and Madeline moved to the South Toe Community, where they stayed for 13 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed fishing on the ocean.
Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Madeline Honeycutt Rich; daughter, Petricia Garland of Johnson City, TN; son, Clark Rich of Jonesborough, TN; sisters: Thelma Shelton and husband, Kirby, of Erwin, TN, Faye McCurry of Erwin, TN and Flossie Phillips of Burnsville; brothers: J.R. Rich of Arkansas and Gary Rich and wife, Theresa, of Greenville, SC; grandchildren: Peggy McCoyle, Curtis Rich, Jr., Michael Rich and Nikita Harris; great-grandchildren: Payton McCoyle, Garrett Jones and Quaitlin McCoyle.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 26th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Pastor Randall Robinson and Gary Rich will officiate. Burial will be in the Bailey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 until 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. To send an online condolence please visit the website www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.