Loy Dunsmore, age 80, passed away at his home February 11, 2018 after a long illness. Loy loved music and played at many places. He served with the United States Army from 1960 to 1962, having served 18 months in Germany.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Lon Dunsmore and Hattie (Simmons) Dunsmore, stepmother Bobby Dunsmore, sisters Helen Cupp, and Susie Cox, brothers Rev. Glen (Peggy) Dunsmore, Greg Dunsmore, half brother Mike Beeler, and sister in law Blanche Dusnmore.
He is survived by the following members of his family, son Scott Dunsmore and his fiancé Missy Rice, grandchildren Zachary Scott Dunsmore, Jerry and Brittany Dunsmore Hatmaker, and Chasity and James Brooks, great-grandchildren Cailin Lawson, and Braden and Brylee Hatmaker, brothers Vern and Mary Dunsmore of Rutledge, TN., Bobby Dunsmore, and James and Sandy Dunsmore of Halls, TN., and Ray Dunsmore of Tazewell, TN., sisters Velma and Claude Killion, Karen Beal, and Brenda Taylor, former wife Shirley Graves Dusnmore, and his special caregivers Connie Sexton and Geraldine Poore.
And a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Green Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dewayne “Kojack” Graves and Rev. James Branscomb presiding. Music will be provided by The Glory Road Boys and Zachary Dunsmore.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Hill Cemetery with full Military Honors.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Green Hills Funeral Home.
Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is entrusted with all arrangements. www.greenhillsfuneralhome.com