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Bobby Joe East

December 16, 1955 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 65)


Bobby Joe East,65 of White House passed away Monday, September 27th, 2021. Born December 16,1955 in Macon County, TN, Bobby was the son of the late Raymond Cordell East and Athalene Dyer East. He was also preceded in death by a brother, R.C. East and a sister, Wanda Smith. Bobby grew up in Lafayette and still had deep ties to family and friends there. A tool and die maker by trade, he most recently had worked at Thomas and Betts Corporation of Portland, TN. He was also a children’s book author. He had the best stories and possessed an amazing imagination. He touched the lives of so many people. He had a way of making people feel special and would go out of his way to help anyone. He liked to joke and make people smile and laugh. A devoted husband, father and grandpa; he would do anything for his family and others. Bobby is survived by his wife, Sharon Davidson East; his daughter, Melissa Harper (Bobby); his son Matthew East AKA Corveaux Millions (Luna); his grandchildren, Landon Wright, Noah Wright, Sophie Harper, and McKenzie Harper; several nieces, nephews and extended family members. A celebration of life service will be held at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House, TN , Saturday at 1 PM. Visitation will be from 11 am until 1 pm immediately prior to the service. 

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