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Tommy D. Triplett

September 25, 1939 — May 8, 2017

Mr. Tommy D. Triplett, age 77, of Union City, TN, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, in Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Mr. Triplett was born September 25, 1939, in McEwen, TN, to J. T. and Lillian Collier Triplett. He was married to Carol Ann Wakefield Triplett. He was a graduate of Waverly Central High School Class of 1958. He was a member of Mariah Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waverly and currently attending Union City First United Methodist Church in Union City, TN. He was a retired Lab Technician for Conalco and a retired Machinist for TVA in New Johnsonville, TN. Mr. Triplett enjoyed loving and spoiling his 6 grandchildren. He was an airplane pilot and loved flying, fishing, boating, camping, riding motorcycles, photography, gardening, and napping. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN. Visitation on Thursday, May 11, 2017, will be at the Mariah Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN, from 10 a.m. until funeral service time at 11 a.m. Rev. Tim Atkins and Rev. Jim Calhoun will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Richlawn Cemetery in Waverly, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Mariah Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185 or Union City First United Methodist Church, 420 East Main St., Union City, TN 38261. You may also leave your donations at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home and we will gladly forward them for you.Survivors:Wife: Carol Ann Triplett, Union City, TNSon: Dr. Jeff Triplett (Teri), Madisonville, KYDaughter: Jane Ann Hicks (Richard), McEwen, TN6 Grandchildren: Rachel Triplett, Sarah Triplett, Jacob Triplett, Amanda Patey, Abbey Patey, and Lillian PateyBrother: Bobby Triplett (Wanda), Torrance, CASister: Martha Dye (Murray), Montgomery, ALBrother-in-law: Edwin Wakefield, Nashville, TNSister-in-law: Rose Wakefield, Athens, ALSeveral Nieces and NephewsLUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOMERita G. Oliphant, Funeral Director2400 Hwy. 13 NorthWaverly, TN 37185Telephone 931-296-2437Obituary Line 931-296-3500
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