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Robert Edward Cranfield

January 29, 1972 — December 16, 2018

Robert Edward Cranfield

ROBERT EDWARD CRANFIELD, age 46 of Athens, Tenn. passed away December 16, 2018, in Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn. He was a native and lifelong resident of Athens, a son of Kenny Edward Cranfield and the late Emily Kay Hurst McClure and preceded in death by Step-Mother: Alice Ann Ledford Cranfield.  He was a truck driver and had driven for Clifford Hampton, Erosions Solutions, and  LambCon to name a few. He attended Rock View Baptist Church.

Survivors include:

  •  Wife of 29 years: Theresa Diane Duncan Cranfield of Athens, Tenn.
  • Son and Daughter-in-law: Johnathan and Sheila Cranfield of Athens, Tenn., Dewayne Cranfield and Fiance Megan Lamb of  Athens, Tenn., 
  • Father: Kenny Edward Cranfield of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Step-Sister: Michelle and Duane Hatfield of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Two Grandchildren: Edward Cranfield and Xzayla Cranfield,
  • Brother-in-law and wife: Randy and Diane Duncan of Cleveland, Tenn. 
  • Nieces, Nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 17. 2018 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Duncan and Rev. Jimmy Jackson officiating.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 18, 2018 in Valley Road Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be James Hennessee, Craig Ratledge, Ralph Duncan, Duane Hatfield, Buddy Lynn and Jake Cranfield.

Honorary pallbearer will be Eddie Cranfield. 

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Wednesday in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent  to   

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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Past Services


Wednesday, December 19, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eastanallee Baptist Church

482 Co Rd 725, Riceville, TN 37370

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