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Vanattia, Edgar Paul -

Hillsboro - Funeral services for Edgar P. Vanattia, age 72 of Hillsboro will be conducted Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 4:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother David Stobaugh officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Vanattia passed away at his residence Saturday, July 18, 2009. He was born March 28, 1937 in Coffee County, TN the son of the late Newt Vanattia and Annie Ofallon Barnes Vanattia. He was retired from Carrier, Inc. in Morrison after over 37 years of service. He loved automobiles and mechanics and in earlier years helped build several race cars. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two grandchildren,Brian and Reyna Vanattia two brothers, Arlis and Frank Marshall Vanattia.
Survivors include his loving wife of over 50 years, Jean Schaffrath Vanattia. They were married Aug. 2, 1958.Seven children, Paul Edward Vanattia of Tullahoma, Kenneth Vanattia and wife Charla of Fayetteville, Anne Arms and husband Michael Arms, Sr., of Hillsboro, John and wife Karin Vanattia of Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Tim Vanattia of Winchester, Susan Vanattia of Manchester and June Johnson also of Hillsboro; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and a sister, Lorene Henley and husband, J.B. of Decherd and several nieces, nephews and loving friends and his devoted, loving companion, Susie his dog.


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