Robert Lee Townsend

Robert Lee Townsend

Robert Lee Townsend, age 87, of Leoma, TN passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at NHC Healthcare of Pulaski.

He was a native of Minor Hill, TN, a farmer, retired teacher from Limestone County, AL, and attended Main Street Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Giles County School Board for several years. Mr. Townsend served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Viva Lee Kincaid Townsend.

Survivors include his wife: Sharon Morris Townsend of Leoma, TN; son: Bobby Townsend of Pulaski, TN; daughter: Cathy Laxson of Pulaski, TN; six grandchildren: Jackson Townsend, Parker Townsend, Morgan Townsend, Whitt Laxson, Meredith Garvin, and Courtney Fay; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Robert Lee Townsend were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, with Thomas Mattox officiating. Interment followed at Center Point Methodist Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN with military honors. Family suggests memorials be made to Center Point Methodist Cemetery Fund.  Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.

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