Eddie Bill Silvey
Published: Thursday, January 02, 2014
Eddie Bill Silvey, age 73, of Newport, went to be with the Lord on December 29, 2013.
Bill served in the Army from 1963-1965 and fought in the Vietnam War.
Bill worked with his father as a brick mason and retired as a truck driver after 53 years. Bill was a very caring and generous man; he would help anyone.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Ethel Silvey.
He is survived by his wife Kandy; daughters Lisa (John) McCurry and Mary Elizabeth Brister; sons Kris (Kristen) Bissonette and Kyle Hutchison; grandchildren Rachel McCurry, Shannon (Geremy) Hawkins, Tonya (Brent) Vineyard, Haley, Kaitlyn, Tyler and Desirae Bissonette, and Blakley Hutchison; five great-grandchildren; brother C. Gene (Shirley) Silvey; and three nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help pay for funeral expenses. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel with Rev. Gilbert Harris officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery (John Sevier Highway) for 1:30 p.m. interment service. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel.
Arrangements by Mynatt Funeral Home
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