Robert Edwin "Red" Nesbitt
Funeral services for Robert Edwin "Red" Nesbitt, age 92 of Jackson, will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Bemis with Dr. Bill Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Nesbitt passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt.
He was born on March 8, 1925 in Bemis, TN, the son of the late Cleveland Warner and Edna Cocks Nesbitt. He was a Meteorologist for the United States Air Force for 22 years. Red loved to play golf, frequently playing at Woodland Hills Country Club and Jackson Country Club. He was also an active member of First Baptist Church Bemis.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Mae "Tillie" Nesbitt; one brother and two sisters.
He is survived by his children, Jackie Barnett and Robert "Bobby" Nesbitt (Sandra) both of Jackson; three grandchildren, Craig Nesbitt (Megan), Kelly Jones (James), and Cliff Barnett (Britteny) all of Jackson; and seven great grandchildren, Danielle Parish, Kaeley Parish, Olivia Jones, Gage Nesbitt, Ensley Nesbitt, Lyllian Barnett, and Elaina Barnett.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
George A. Smith and Sons South Chapel, (731) 427-5555
Published by The Jackson Sun on Aug. 9, 2017.