Roy "Link" Womack

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Roy "Link" Womack

Gallatin, TN

Roy "Link" Womack, age 83 of Gallatin, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Gallatin Health Care.

Funeral service for Mr. Womack will be conducted on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 2 pm. from the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doyle Farris and Ed Mayberry officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Crestview Memorial Park.

Visitation will begin on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 2 until 8 p.m. and will resume on Saturday at 11 a.m. until service time.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Former Employees of Nashville Banner and The Tennessean, Wilson County Fair Executive Committee, Steve Tucker, Tommy Tucker, Roger Holland, Justin Holland, Brownie Lemons, Dickie Alexander, Dr. Cox and his staff, Jack Williams, Skip Sparkman, Johnny Knowles, Tommy West, Pat Gulley, Connie Gaither and Gary Dorris. Active Pallbearers will be Nicky Bowen, John Tucker, Frank Gonzales, Tommy Knowles, Randy Brooks, James Kemp, Lee Scott, Ed Mayberry, Henry Holleman, Lyle Haden, Norvell Bowen, Jim Clemmons and Jimmy Moore.

Mr. Womack was born in the Cairo Community in Sumner County. He retired from The Tennessean with 44 years of service. He also served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Air Force.He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gallatin, and was very active in his community where he started the Sideview Fellowship Club, past member of the Sumner County Quarterly Court for a number of years, past President of the Tennessee Fair Association, President of Sumner County Fair, and on the board of directors for over 40 years for the Sumner County Fair, a member of the American Legion and a member of the Old Geezer Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Paul "Buddy" Womack and Edna (Burris)Womack; his wife, Jean (Groves) Womack; brothers, Joe M. Womack, Hershel Womack and Harold Womack.

He is survived by his son, Sandy Womack; brother, Tommy and his wife Margie of Gallatin, twin brother, Royce Womack of Hendersonville; sister, Edna and her husband Robert Mayberry of Gallatin; grandchildren, Anna Womack of Columbia and Chante Perez of Gallatin; five great grandchildren; three nieces; one nephew.

Memorial donations are suggested to a .

Anderson Funeral Home, 202 East Main Street, Gallatin, TN, (615) 461-7777

Published in The Tennessean on Nov. 29, 2013
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