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Willard McPhail

September 14, 1939 — November 11, 2021

Willard McPhail

Lester Willard McPhail, age 82 passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Starr Regional Health and Rehab. He spent most of his life in McMinn County.

He was of the Baptist faith, retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 38 years of service and a son of his devoted parents Lester and Hazel McPhail.
Survivors:
His loving wife of 50 years Anna McPhail;
2 sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Stephanie McPhail, Timothy and Amy McPhail;
2 daughters and son-in-law, Pam and Jeff Weir and Teresa McGill.
4 special grandchildren, Blake "Lil Sputnik" Witt, Lauren McPhail, Harris McPhail and Denney McPhail;
2 brothers and sisters-in-law, J.W. and Betty McPhail, Joe "Sonny Boy" and Drena McPhail;
1 sister, Alice Carman;
Thank you Joe for all the good times and your years of service in the military.
Memorial Services will be 8:00 PM Saturday, November 13, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Carlos Peterson and Rev. Bill Henard officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital- Memorials Processing 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959 . Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/obituaries/Lester-McPhail. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Saturday, November 13, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home

521 N Jackson St, Athens, TN 37303

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Starts at 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home

521 N Jackson St, Athens, TN 37303

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