OBITUARY

TB "Pete" Battles

September 7, 1937April 14, 2018

VANCE – T.B. (Pete) Battles passed away April 14, 2018 at age 80. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Daniel Snider and Bill Hagler officiating and Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services. Mr. Battles was preceded in death by his parents, Toy and Pauline Battles; daughter, Sharon Bibby; and brothers, Paul, William, Chester, Lester and Jimmy (Bimbo) Battles. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Geraldine Battles; sons, David and Wayne Battles; sisters, Nell Cooley, Bernice Durrett and Trish Hannah; brother, George Battles; grandsons, Logan Bibby and Adam Battles; as well as many other family members and friends. Pete was a giving person his entire life and a highly respected member of his church, workplace and community. He worked for over 30 years at Drummond Coal Company. He and his infectious laugh and countenance will be greatly missed by all. Pallbearers will be Logan Bibby, Adam Battles, Harold Battles, Keith Hendrix, Cecil Snider and Curtis Wallace. Honorary pallbearers are members of Enterprise Baptist Church, Drummond Coal Company co-workers, Roger McMillan and Jerry and Vida Hendrix.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

TB "Pete" Battles

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Roger McMillian

April 16, 2018

Working with Pete was like taking a vacation every day. There wasn't any work in it. I loved him like a brother.