Donald Lynn Shaver

Donald Lynn Shaver, 76, of Dayton, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at his home with his family around him. He was a lifetime resident of Rhea County and a member of New Union Baptist Church. Lynn always loved tractors and hot-rod vehicles and could build or repair the best of them! Having worked numerous positions, he retired from TVA. He was loved by all who met him, but especially his grandchildren. He wanted them to always love and take care of themselves and each other.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leland and Katholeen Shaver; and five brothers, Ray, Edwin, Dean, Alvin and Jimmy Shaver.

Lynn is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda Jane Masengale Shaver: two sons Darren (jyl) Shaver of Crossville, Tenn., and Leslie (Dana) Shaver of Dayton; seven grandchildren, Macy, Harley, Gavin, and Carson Shaver, Emily Smith and Walker Norris; one great-granddaughter, Ava Rose Norris; and two sisters, Fay (Bill) Bishop of California and Linda Hinds of Dayton.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at New Union Baptist Church with Dr. Danny Ruehling and Pastor Jeremy Deal officiating The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at New Union Baptist Church. Interment will be at Shaver Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home of Dayton.