Coy Lynn Rushing, 74, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at AHC of Dyersburg in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
Born Wednesday, April 17, 1946 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George Denver Rushing and the late Lillian Riggs Rushing. Mr. Rushing was a retired State of Tennessee employee.
Funeral services for Mr. Rushing will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. James Combs. Interment will follow in Church Grove Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation for Mr. Rushing will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.
He is survived by one son, Steven L. Rushing of Nashville, Tennessee; two daughters, Margaret L. Rushing of Newbern, Tennessee and Anna J. Newman (Rick) of Alamo, Tennessee; one sister, Virgie Adair (John) of Newbern, Tennessee and his grandchildren, Anna Parker, Joleen Newman, Christian B. Hayes, Jeremiah Johnson, Chase Burton, Rachel Knox, Heather Salley, Chelsea L. Rushing, Shayna M. Rushing and Taylor L. Rushing and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Rushing; one daughter, Sherry Gail Latham; one son, Murray L. "Rowdy" Rushing; three brothers, Bill Sharp, George H. Rushing and Joe Glen Rushing and his ex-wife, Barbara D. Rushing.
Honoring Mr. Rushing as pallbearers will be Justin Lynn, Shawn Torrence, Chris Clemmons, Johnny Parks, Van Arnold, and Jon Holden.
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