Edward Roy Fleming, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Edward Roy Fleming, Jr., 87, of Hilham, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 3, 2019, from Holly Springs Church of Christ with Bro. Bruce Mullinix and Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Springs Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be provided by Overton County Veterans Honor Guard.

Mr. Fleming passed from this life Friday night, November 29, 2019, from the comfort of his home.

He loved going to church and singing and spending time with people. Edward never met a stranger. He loved farming and tending to his cattle, being around his family, and working for the County Highway Department.

Born April 20, 1932, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Eula Fleming.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Fleming was preceded in death by two brothers, Tom Fleming and David Fleming; two sisters, Jody Brigode and Nell Sisson; and a niece, Lisa Fleming.

Mr. Fleming leaves behind his loving wife, Wiletta Fleming of Hilham; his caregiving niece, Mandy Ford and husband Glen; and a host of other nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.

Pallbearers to serve are Glen Ford, Ryan Ford, Johnny Womack, T. J. Bagshaw, Sam Masters, and Bryce Chelini.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)