Retired businessman Bobby Gene Waites died Sunday evening at Greeneville Community Hospital East. He was 82.
He was the owner of Waites Plumbing for 50 years.
Survivors include his wife: Carolyn Combs Waites; siblings: Bruce Waites, James Waites, and Carolyn Shanks; several nieces and nephews; two step-daughters; eight grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Clarence and Virginia Waites; siblings: Dorothy Wykle, Ray Waites, Everette Waites, Connie Waites, Patricia McNabb, and Helen Waites.
The family will receive friends from 4 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Mike Young will officiate.