George Bandy

Born on June 4, 1926

Departed on April 9, 2012 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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BANDY, George E. –Age 85, passed away April 9, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Williamson County, TN he was the son of the late Leroy and Mary Edna Bandy. George proudly served our country in WW II in the Navy. He was a medic on a naval ship. Later in life he became an Optician and owned Horner-Rausch Optical Company which has many stores across the Southeast United States. He was also a long time member of Bluegrass Baptist Church and an associate member of Southwest Baptist Church in Fort Myers, FL. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Georgia A. Bandy; daughter, Glenna Don Fenn; grandsons, Charlie Leslie Boner and D.J. Fenn; great-grandchildren, Annalee and Audree Boner; sister, Gertrude Shull; step-daughter, Pam Steve Elias; step-son, Scott Dale Ruark; step-grandchildren, Sara Marc Macellaio, Steve Mackenzie Elias; Luke and Lexi Elias, Gigi, Scotty, and Carrie Ruark step-great-granddaughter, Eli Macellaio,. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home. Visitation will be held prior beginning at 1 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street Nashville, TN 37203 615-327-1085. HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855 hendersonvillefh.com

3 Comments to George Bandy

  1. Alton Huffines
    April 11, 2012 12:00 am

    Georgie I know what you have got to go thru with you know i lost Reba 2 years ago It will take time But time will Heal.

  2. Suzanne
    April 11, 2012 12:00 am

    You were a wonderful boss and a fun and kind man. You will be missed.

    Suzanne Morgan

  3. Ralph & Sandra Troutman
    April 12, 2012 12:00 am

    George always had a smile and a warm welcome when you met him. He definitely reflected the joy of the LORD. He’ll be missed at BBC but we’ll look forward to his greeting in heaven!