OBITUARY

Roy Lee Brackett

December 22, 1944June 14, 2021
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Roy L. Brackett, a veteran, self-proclaimed businessman, and resident of Blountville, Tennessee unexpectedly, but peacefully passed away in his home on Sunday June 13, 2021. Roy was a graduate of McMinn County high school in Athens, Tennessee. Upon completion of high school, he enrolled in the United States Marine Corps to proudly serve his beloved country during the Vietnam war from 1964-1968. When returning home from war, he began working for Mason Dixon Trucking Company for several years. He then became a small business owner operating Avoca Auto Sales in Blountville. While simultaneously running his own business, he then decided to venture out and open Triple L. Farm where he bought and sold various farm equipment and animals. Roy always cherished spending time with his family, friends, and loved ones. He will be forever missed by the ones who had the honor of knowing him. His altruistic personality and infectious smile will never be forgotten. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Preceded in death by his parents: Thomas Edward Brackett and Margret Sue Marie Monroe Brackett; two brothers, Thomas Edward Brackett Jr and Kenneth Wallace Brackett; and one sister, Doris Brackett Neal.

He is survived by the mother of his children, Glenda Brackett; daughter, Karen Brackett; son, Christopher Brackett; sister, Shelia Brackett; grandchildren, Alexis Castle, Grayson Castle and wife Breanna Castle, Eli Casey, and Makala Casey; great-grandchild, Liam Thomas David Weber along with several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held on June 20, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at East Lawn Funeral Home with funeral services held after, officiated by Pastor Eddie McAmis.

Graveside services will be held on Monday the 21, 2021 at 10:00am at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of the Well. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion Post 3/265.

  • FAMILY

  • Glenda Brackett, Mother of his children
  • Karen Brackett, Daughter
  • Christopher Brackett, Son
  • Sheila Brackett, Sister
  • Grandchildren: Alexis Castle, Grayson Castle and wife Breanna, Eli Casey, and Makala Casey.
    Great-grandchild: Liam Thomas David Webber.
    Several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Receiving of Friends

    Sunday, June 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, June 20, 2021

  • Laid To Rest

    Monday, June 21, 2021

Memories

Roy Lee Brackett

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Carolyn Roe

June 20, 2021

I remember your dad from the va hospital, he was a very remarkable patient who had amazing stories to tell , I think he wanted to see if you believed them . I think he may have been cantankerous back in the day ! I think I touched his heart a little as well as he touched mine 🙏 for his family at this difficult time !

Pat Sproles

June 20, 2021

Karen, my deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. Hold all the memories close. Prayers for you and the family. Pat Sproles

Bruce and Wanda worley

June 20, 2021

We are sorry to hear of Roy passing, prayers to all of you. He will be greatly missed, such a good friend to us. Love all of you.

Sophie Lane

June 20, 2021

Matt and I are so sorry for your loss! We pray that you are comforted during this time.
Sophie Lane & Matthew Griffin

Evelyn Daams

June 20, 2021

My beloved cousin Roy is marching in God’s Corp now. As in life, Roy will continue to protect our family and our nation. Roy loved to hear and share family memories, which will always be a blessing to cherish. I ask God for comfort for my beloved Glenda, Karen, Chris, Sheila and family. Peace be with you, as we hold Roy’s love for us close in our hearts.

Revonda Stewart

June 19, 2021

Glenda, Chris, and Karen...first, my heart is with you as you face this huge loss. And next is that your "Roy Brackett" stories make my heart smile to this day. I love you all so and will be praying for you. Blessed to know the Brackett family and Roy made an impact on more people than any of us will ever know.

Robert Leonard

June 19, 2021

We are sorry for your loss. May God give comfort and peace at this sad time. Bob Leonard

SHELTON MEADE

June 18, 2021

We were sorry to hear of Roy's passing. Sending love and prayers for the family.

Connie Bussey

June 17, 2021

So sorry for your loss praying for you and your family

Terresia Gregg

June 16, 2021

So very sorry for your loss prayers for strength grace Ann Gregg we
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