Charles Edward "Red" Suddeth Sr., 71, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, January 24, 2010 in a local hospital.
He was of the Baptist faith and was a fork lift operator for Dixie Savings Stores. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Suddeth and his parents, Rev. James H. Suddeth and Lillian Adair.
Survivors include his children, Charles "Chip" Suddeth Jr. of Georgia, Patricia Menifee of Chattanooga, Teresa (David) Baughn of East Ridge, and Jason Suddeth of Georgia; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; siblings, Edna Ruth (Harvey) Jones of East Ridge, James David (Opal) Suddeth of Las Vegas, Ne., Donald (Linda) Suddeth, Register, Ga., Elizabeth (Ben) Benavente of San Antonio, Tx., and Doug (Teresa) Suddeth of Soddy Daisy; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. David Clay officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, and from 8-11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Creek Road Baptist Church.
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