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Freddie Gene Waits

Manchester - Funeral services for Mr. Freddie Gene Waits, age 90, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with J.T. Jordan and Joseph Johnston, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Fredonia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Waits passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN.
Freddie was born in Mt. Orab, OH, the son of the late Luther Floyd and Urah Smith Waits. He served his country in the United States Navy. Freddie was a foreman for Unistrut and a former deputy and judicial commissioner for the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department. He was a member of Canvas Community Church and enjoyed gardening and birdwatching.
In addition to his parents, Freddie was also preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Jean Hershman Waits. He is survived by one daughter, Heather (Chris) Swann; two step sons, Vance Creek and Craig Nedoff; three step daughters, Pamela (Joseph) Johnston, Sherry (Dennis) Burke, and Denise Arnold; several brothers and sisters; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355
(931) 723-3330