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Robert Lee Ivy
Date of Death or Service Jun 19, 2017
Robert Lee Ivy
     Funeral services will be Monday June 19, 2017 at 2 PM at the Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Bro. Walter German and Bro. Dean Guye officiating. Burial will be on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at 1 PM at the Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Garden in Bartlett, TN. Visitation with the family will be Monday June 19th from 11 AM until time of service at the church. Those desiring memorials may be made to Gideons International.
     Mr. Robert Lee Ivy, age 75 of Dickson, TN died Friday June 16, 2017. Born in Somerville, TN he was the son of the late Odus Lee and Lelar Charlene German Ivy. Robert was a 1959 graduate of Fayette Co. High School and from there he went on to attend Arkansas State where he graduated in 1963 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Ag Education. Robert then went on to the Ohio State University where he got his Masters in Ag Education in 1967. He worked many jobs throughout his life, from 1959 -1963 he worked delivering merchandise for Cherry Supply Co. in Cabot, AR and as a Cotton Scout with the ASC Dept. in Sommerville, TN; 1963-1967 he worked as an Ag. Education Teacher for the Coshocton School System in Coshocton, OH; 1968-1971 he worked as a manager for the Gulf Oil Chemical Facility in Covington, TN; 1971-1975 he worked as the Director of the Dickson State Vocational Technical School; 1975-2003 he worked as an Agent and Agency Manager of TN Farm Bureau in Centerville, TN. Robert was a member of the Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Janis C. Ivy of Dickson, TN; son, Robert “Lee” Ivy of Raleigh, NC; daughters, Robbie Ivy Harrell and Melinda Ivy Wall both of Dickson, TN; step-daughters, Donna Daughrity of Burns, TN, Robin Gunn and Casey Hargrove both of Dickson, TN; sisters, Shirley Mae Walls, Jeannie Ivy Day and Charlotte Dianne Ivy all of Somerville, TN; 13 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; several nieces and nephews.


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