Charles H. “Chuck” Priest, 72, of McMinnville died Sunday, June 12, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 29, 1938 in McMinnville, was a retired insurance salesman, member of a non-denominational church, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Priest was preceded in death by his parents Mitchum Ward and Lucille Meadows Priest Sr., and brother Mitchum Ward Priest Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Cantrell Priest; daughters and sons-in-law, Keri and Clay Martin, and Amy and Rodney Robinson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Elizabeth and Hugh Stubblefield and Ann and Louis Madewell; grandchildren, Shea and Kyle Thompson, Taylor Panter, Micah Trey Panter, Kaci Rhea Martin, and Chance Wood, and great-grandchildren Keagan and Kade Thompson.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. today at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Paul Roberts, Coy Hathcock, and Don Vinson will officiate. Interment will follow at Liberty Cemetery. Military grave rites will be administered by American Legion Post 173 and VFW Post 5064. The Priest family will receive friends today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 15, 2011