Funeral services for Leo Loftis, 83, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, February 9,
2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Byers Cemetery in
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 A.M. until
time of services.
He passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013 at The Palace
at Red BoIling Springs, TN.
He was born October 12, 1929 in Gainesboro, TN to the late
Herod and Flossie B. Stafford Loftis. He was married to the
late Martha Smith Loftis. He served in the U.S. Army during
the Korean War and worked as a metal finisher in the
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
1 Son: John McCartt and 6 Brothers.
Survivors include 2 Daughters: Lisa Seals and Crystal Loftis,
both of Gainesboro, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Jonathan and
Brandon McCartt and Nichole Pelkey; 6 Great-Grandchildren;
2 Brothers: J.L. Loftis and Herod “Whitey” Loftis, Jr., both of
Gainesboro, TN; and 3 Sisters: Agnes Martin of Gainesboro,
TN; Lucille Mansell of Cookeville, TN; and Betty Heady of
Bro. Steve Warren will officiate at the services.
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