Thomas E. Sitzler

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Thomas E. Sitzlar, 68, of Ten Mile, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at his home with his family by his side.
He was a native of Roane County. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, a Vietnam veteran and lifetime member of the 11th ACVVC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Walter Sitzlar and Mary Kate Jackson Sitzlar; and a sister, Rita Sitzlar.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Linda Letner Sitzlar; one daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and David Shanahan, all of Ten Mile; one brother and sister-in-law, Harvey Eugene and Mary Sitzlar, Kingston; mother-in-law, Reba Letner; sisters-in-law, Norma England, Brenda Crumley and husband Johnny; brother-in-law, Kenny Letner, all of Ten Mile; and several nieces and nephews. Special friends, Clarence and Betty Proctor, Carolyn Jones, Earl Thacker, Eddie White, and Clyde and Margie Giles also survive him.
A graveside service was held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery wit the Rev. Curtis Porter officiating. Alan Crumley, Brandon Letner, David England, Jimmy Gable, Chris Sitzlar and Travis Sitzlar will serve as pallbearer. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Bowers Funeral Home, Decatur. An online register is available at
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163 Arrants Rd
Decatur, TN 37322
(423) 334-3661
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Published in Roane County News from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2017
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