April 24, 2014

Roy Everrett Baggett

Roy Everrett Baggett, 66, of Chatsworth, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 18, 1947, in Chatsworth. Roy was a veteran, and he served our country in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart among other medals. He loved to go fishing. Roy enjoyed being with other people and making them laugh and was always ready to help others out. He was a joy to be around and will greatly be missed.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Henry Baggett; brothers, Hugh Baggett and Randy Baggett; and sister, Margaret Thomason.

He is survived by his mother, Odell Baggett of Chatsworth; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Celeste Baggett of Calhoun, Tenn.; daughters and sons-in-law, Tina and Timothy Lankford of Athens, Tenn., and Karen and Tony DeFore of Chatsworth; brothers and sister-in-law, Robert “J.R.” Baggett of Chatsworth, Darryl Baggett of Chatsworth, and William and Diane Baggett of Chatsworth; sisters and brother-in-law, Linda Baggett of Chatsworth, Melissa and David Knipp of Chatsworth, Teresa Elrod of Chatsworth, and Pat Seay of Chatsworth; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and special friends who have been like a brother and sister, Bonnie and David “Bones” Cloer of Chatsworth.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Roy Everrett Baggett will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Dalton Funeral Home with Pastor Carlos Mohan officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m.

Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.

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