March 20, 2013

Henry Lee Apple Jr.

— Henry Lee Apple Jr., 67, of Sun City Hilton Head, S.C., died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.

Born in Carthage, Tenn., he was the son of the late Henry Lee and Martha Frances Thomas Apple Jr. He moved to the area 10 years ago from Cleveland, Tenn.

He was a loving husband and father and loved his family dearly. He was a member of Community Bible Church in Beaufort, S.C. He loved working in construction estimating and loved golf as a sport.

Mr. Apple is survived by his wife, Barbara (Bobbie) Young Apple; son and daughter-in-law, Erik and Jennifer Apple of Ringgold; daughter, Dana Williams of Dalton; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Jr. and Lesia Barton of Ringgold; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bettie White and Mildred Patterson; a brother, Frank Apple, all of Ringgold; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held today at 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon at Community Bible Church in Beaufort, S.C.

A service will be held Friday with visitation at 11 a.m. and the service at noon at Temple Baptist Church in Dalton with interment at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Ringgold.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Medical University of South Carolina Lung Transplant Program.

The Island Funeral Home and Crematory, Hilton Head Island, S.C., is in charge of arrangements;