Lynn Nolan, 72, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at his residence.
Born in Sparta, Tenn. on Oct. 22, 1947, Lynn was raised in Escatawta, Miss. He was a graduate of Moss Point High School. Lynn was a boilermaker in the shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., and retired from Bechtel in 2017. He and his wife, Patsy, moved from Mississippi to the Spring City community in 1989. Lynn enjoyed playing golf, cooking (especially Cajun food) and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Homestead, Fla. Lynn was of the Church of Christ faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, William B. Nolan; mother, Marie Eldridge Nolan Weathers; stepfather, William B. Weathers; and sister, Dorothy Oliver.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy A. Nolan, of Spring City; children, Chris (Valerie) Nolan, of Athens, Tenn., and Shelly (Chris) Pruett, of Spring City; sister, Melba (David) Kelton, of Moss Point, Miss.; brother, Chuck Weathers, of Moss Point, Miss.; grandchildren, Tryston Nolan, Zoie Nolan, Carter Nolan, Cory Pruett and Kennedi Pruett.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Revis officiating. Interment will be at Spring City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vaughn Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Animal Shelter Alliance of Rhea, 9118 Back Valley Road, Evensville, TN 37332 or the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department Toy Drive, 444 Second Avenue, Dayton, TN 37321.
Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.vaughn-funeral-home.com to share memories and condolences with the family of Lynn Nolan.