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Gary Allison Edwards

Gary Allison (Tubbs) Edwards

Gary Allison (Tubbs) Edwards, 64, of Dickson, passed away of natural causes on Monday, January 15. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home.

Raised in Bruceton, Gary was educated at Central High School, the University of Tennessee at Martin, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He made his career assisting the safe refueling of nuclear power plants around the United States. A lifelong sports fan, Gary loved NASCAR, the UT Volunteers, and the Chicago Cubs. He was a generous and loving person who never met a stranger and greeted everyone he encountered with a giant smile. He will be greatly missed.

He is pre-deceased by his parents, Joe and Faye Edwards; his brothers, Joe Duke and Mark; a sister, Jeaneen; sister-in-law, Dottie; and nephew, Jeff.

He is survived by his brotherin-law, Harold Lile of Durhan, N.C.; nephews and nieces, Greg Edwards, Dan Lile, Drew Lile, Lisa Clay, Amy Gilbert, and their families; his dear friends, Randle and Elissa Williams of Dickson; and a step-son, Micah Morris of Hillsboro, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the American Heart Association, which can be made at [Source Carroll County News-Leader]