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Harold Wayne Roxie, 82, of White House, TN, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Alive Hospice Madison Campus. He was born Oct. 26, 1935, in New Liberty, IL, to Will Dude and Lutie Idela Slankard Rixie.
He retired as an electrical engineer for the Electric Power Operations Division of TVA. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, the American Legion Post 0238 and the TVARA (Nashville Section).
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bettie McCorkle Rixie, White House; daughters, Nancy (Johnny) Plush, White House, Jean (Al) Huffman, Bohama, NC, and Valarie (Tim) Barnes, Marietta, GA; sisters-in-law, Jannie (Thomas) Nix, Memphis, TN, Phyllis McCorkle, Hattiesburg, MS, and Maggie McCorkle, LA; and seven grandchildren, Melanie McKee, Audra Huffman, Rachel Barnes, Anna Plush, Casey Huffman, Christy Barnes and Mary Barnes.
Funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Rev. H.D. Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Rose Bud, IL, at 4 p.m. with family and friends serving as pallbearers and with military honors. Visitation is planned for Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 533 Highway 76, White House, TN 37188.
Published on May 10, 2018
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