Skip to content

Bobby Gene Vandiver

Bobby Gene Vandiver
Bobby Gene Vandiver, age 81, of Lawrenceburg, TN, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN.
He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired truck driver, and a member of Mars Hill United Methodist Church. He loved his family dearly and especially enjoyed playing with and aggravating the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Vandiver served his country honorably for 19 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Buford and Gracie Boyd Vandiver; one daughter: Pamela Yates; one infant son: Phillip Vandiver; and one sister: Kaye Wilson.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years: Kathy Ann Vandiver of Lawrenceburg, TN; two daughters: April Long (Lucas) of Summertown, TN and Natalie Short (Kaleb) of Lawrenceburg, TN; two sisters: Brenda Jacobs (Randy) of Lawrenceburg, TN and Sue Simms of Winchester, TN; six grandchildren: Will Yates (Crystal), Leah Trimble, Finley Long, Liam Long, Maddie Short and Millie Short; five great-grandchildren: Jocee Willis, Jay Willis, Sophia Trimble, Adelaide Yates, and Gracie Louise Yates, due in September; uncle: Lavon Boyd; special friend: Buddy Seymore; several nieces and nephews.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 17, a private graveside service for Bobby Gene Vandiver was held at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.

Leave a Comment