Dion “Sonny” William Yeargan, 79 of Pikeville, Tenn., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center.
Sonny, a native of Michigan, was a longtime resident of Pikeville and of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he worked 35 years in construction. He enjoyed hayrides and outings and he loved Tennessee football and his grandchildren. He loved his family and always took care of them.
He was preceded in death by parents, Oliver and Ruby Farmer Yeargan; and brother, Floyd Yeargan.
He is survived by his wife, Oma Yeargan, of Pikeville, Tenn.; children, Jeff (Tracy) Yeargan, of Dayton, Greg (Jenn) Yeargan, of Pikeville, Tenn., Mark (Angie) Yeargan, of Beaufont, S.C., and Chris (Mandy) Yeargan, of Pikeville, Tenn.; Goddaughter, Heather Jewell, of Dayton; 10 grandchildren, Aaron Yeargan, Brittney Yeargan, Lexie Yeargan Waldron, Amber Standifer, Brad Tallent, Haley Rymer, Julie Yeargan, Shelby Beavers, Josh Beavers, Madison Beavers; 10 great-grandchildren; two nieces; and two nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Rev Gary Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Summer City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 7, 2019, from noon to 3 p.m.
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Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, of Dayton.