Robert "Wayne" Ghorley
Dec 12, 2013
Robert \"Wayne\" Ghorley
Dec. 12, 2013
Robert \"Wayne\" Ghorley, 77, of Athens, passed away on Thursday morning, Dec. 12, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
A native of Gastonia, N.C., and longtime resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Lawrence Corbin \"L.C.\" and Mary Edna McMillan Ghorley, and was also preceded in death by three brothers, Efton and Clifton Ghorley and Lowin Ghorley; and one sister, Bobbie Jean Watson.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ocie Faye McKee Ghorley of Athens; one daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Billy Joe Goins of Athens; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Bobby Ghorley of Athens, and Dennis and Tina Ghorley of Decatur; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Carolyn Allison of Manchester, Ky., and JoAnn Caldwell of Manchester, Ky.; and two brothers and one sister-in-law, John Ghorley of Niota, and Ernie and Linda Ghorley of Sweetwater.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday at Ziegler Funeral Home.
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Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Robert \"Wayne\" Ghorley.