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Robert H. "Red" McNabb
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Robert H. “Red” McNabb passed away on June 29, 2018 at his home.

He was born in Meigs County, Tennessee on January 20, 1929 to parents Carl King McNabb and Myrtle Martin McNabb.

Red graduated from Meigs County High School in 1948 and graduated in 1950 from Hiwassee College.

He retired from Martin Marietta in 1990 as a chemical operator. After his retirement he owned and operated Evergreen Landscaping because of his love for the outdoors.

He was a member of Kern United Methodist Church, a 60 year member of Masonic Lodge #213 in Meigs County, and a member Elks Lodge #1684.

Preceding him in death were his parents Carl King McNabb and Myrtle Martin McNabb.
Survivors include:
Loving wife of 18 years, Peggy Lyons McNabb;
Daughters, Mitzi Thomas (Hughie);
Mindy McNabb (Nancy Parker) all of Oak Ridge;
Brothers, Martin McNabb (Cheryl), Chattanooga;
Jim McNabb, Oak Ridge;
Sisters, Betty Davis (Don), Atlanta;
Joy Everette, Memphis;
Sister-in-law, Barbara Adkins, Oak Ridge.

He was “Bob” to two adoring grandsons, Ben Thomas (Brittany) of Oak Ridge and Bradley Thomas of Knoxville and great-granddaughter Nora Kate Thomas, Oak Ridge; Uncle Bob to many loving nieces and nephews; Neighbor, mentor, and breakfast companion to many friends and life-long acquaintances.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Russell Standifer, Caris Hospice, and Quality Private Duty for their concern and care.

The family will receive friends at Weatherford Mortuary on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from 5 – 7 PM with a memorial service following at 7 PM. Rev. Don Morris will officiate.

The family requests that memorials be in the form of donations to charity of choice.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830


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