GERALD JAMES LITCHFORD, age 72 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn. He was a native and resident of Chicago, Ill. for 40 years, former resident of Rockford, Ill, and resident of McMinn County for 12 years. He was a son of the late James Audie and June Rose Eccles Litchford and preceded in death by Sister: Virginia Lee. He retired from Paccar Parts Inc. in Rockford, Ill. He was a member of Woodward Church of God and was a member Chilhowee Gun Club and was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving in the Vietnam Conflict
Wife of 40 years: Kathleen Josephine Cygan Litchford of Athens, Tenn. Two Sons: Gerald Litchford of Russellville, Ala., Jason Litchford and Fiancee: Crystal of Rockford, Ill. Step-son: Kenneth Babeckis Two Sisters and brother-in-law: Diane and Curtis Thomas of Athens, Ala., Debra Blachowicz of Athens, Ala. several nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held Wednesday. Entombment will be in McMinn Memory Gardens.
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Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
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