Obituary of Robert Lee Carney
Robert Lee Carney 70, of Kingsport passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. He served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam where he received a purple heart. Robert retired from Tennessee Eastman after 39 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Ella Carney.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Marion Pierson Carney; son, Rob L. Carney Jr. and wife Amy L.; daughter, Carrie C. Bearden and husband Joshua B.; granddaughter, Madelyn J. Bearden; brothers, Larry Carney and wife Debbie and Wayne Carney and wife Anne; along with a host of friends and extended family.
The family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home downtown, Kingsport. A celebration of life service will follow with Pastor Scott Layer officiating. Music will be provided by Linda Henley .
A military graveside service will be conducted at 10:45am on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Honors conducted by the American Legion Hammond Post#3/265. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:35am.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Thistle Farms at 5122 Charlotte Pike Nashville, TN 37209 or a charity of your choice.
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