Bobbie Gene Gothard, 62, of Sale Creek, Tenn. and formerly of Rhea County, died Monday, July 29, 2013.
He was a longtime resident of Rhea County and was retired from the U.S. Navy. He was of the Church of God faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bobbie and Dora Mae Marler Gothard and two brothers, Homer and Billy Godsey.
Survivors include his two daughters, Pam (C.M.) Byrd of South Carolina and April (Donnie) Barboza of Massachusettsl seven brothers, Rick (Fay) Gothard of Spring City, Mickey and Tommy (Nina) Gothard of Dayton, Leslie and Mike (Yvonne) Gothard of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Steve (Rita) Smith and Johnny (Robin) Godsey of Florida.; three sisters, Diana Gothard of Dayton and Robbie (Sam) Burkhart and Gothard of Chattanooga, Tenn.; special friend Dee Williams and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held at Noon of Friday in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. David Haynes officiating. Burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
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Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.