Funeral services for Mr. Robert D. Dudney, 74, of Cookeville,
TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free
State community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M.,
and Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Alive
Hospice in Nashville, TN.
He was born September 11, 1945, in Detroit, MI, to the late Edd
Dudney, Sr. and Vera Elizabeth Clark Dudney Davis. On
August 18, 1972, he was married to Carolyn Carter Dudney,
who survives. He was retired, formerly serving as the general
manager of Twin Lakes Telephone. He was a member of the
Willow Avenue Church of Christ, and served in the U.S. Army
during the Vietnam Era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Sister:
Nancy June Dudney; Father in Law: Alton Carter; 2 Half
Brothers: Donald Dudney and Edd Dudney, Jr.; and nieces and
Survivors include his Wife: Carolyn Carter Dudney of
Cookeville, TN; Mother in Law: Mildred Haile Carter of
Cookeville, TN; nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many
friends. The family would like to extend thanks to all the people
at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Alive Hospice who
so compassionately took care of Robert.
Bro. Mike Brown and Bro. Jeremiah Tatum will officiate at the
Pallbearers: George Dudney, Brian Dudney, Mark Dudney,
Josh Sprague, Mike Larson, Garvis York, David Qualls, and
Memorial donations may be made to the Willow Ave. Church of
Christ Willow Meals or the American Cancer Society by
contacting the funeral home.
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