Douglas Eugene Graybeal

April 1, 1933 ~ November 7, 2017

Born in: Johnson City, TN
Resided in: Johnson City, TN

Douglas Eugene ?Gene" Graybeal, 84 of Johnson City died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Johnson City, son of the late Dana and Selma Stout Graybeal. Gene was a retired truck driver who last worked for Mor-Flo. He was a long-time member of the Sinking Creek Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, his wife, Vera Jarrett Rupert (March of 2016) and his brother, Jimmy Graybeal (also in 2016) preceded him in death. Survivors include: 2 stepsons, Wayne and his wife Jane Rupert of Limestone and Eddie Rupert also of Limestone; a brother and his wife, Marion A. and Dianne Graybeal of Knoxville; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Happy Valley Memorial Park under the direction of Pastor Jayson Hoagland. Pallbearers will be: Joseph Conda, Allen Rupert, Robbie Rupert, Eric Rupert, Bobby Tester, Sidney Tester and Jesse Stewart. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to: Sinking Creek Baptist Church, 2313 Elizabethton Highway, Johnson City, TN 37601. Memories and condolences may be shared via: Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City is serving the Graybeal family. (423) 282-1521

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Rest in peace Uncle Gene. I love you very much. Many great memories of you. I miss your laugh and voice.

  2. Anonymous says:

    May the love of family and friends help carry you through your grief. How important it is to cherish the many happy memories that you have shared together. The Bible is here to give your family the hope and comfort that they need. Grief can be so hard, but your special memories helps you cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and forever. So, lets read one of these scriptures. It reads like this. “He will swallow up death forever. And the Sovereign Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces.” Isaiah 25:8

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