Clifford Ray “Fuzzy” Hearon, 72, of Dayton, died on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Rhea Medical Center.
Fuzzy was born in Blount County on Feb. 25, 1945, the son of the late Arvel and Lena (Franklin) Hearon. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, James Earl Hearon, Arvel Hearon, Jr, Billy Wayne Hearon, three sisters, Darlene Whitehead, Martha Stott and Elva Irene Rauhuff.
He lived in Ooltewah for many years until moving to Dayton in 2002. He retired as a machine operator and dump truck driver for Mayse Construction in Chattanooga. He was of the Baptist faith.
Clifford is survived by his wife of 51 years, Peggy (Bivens) Hearon, two sons, Clifford Von Hearon and Mark (Anissa) Hearon and his two granddaughters, Jessica Hearon and Lindsey Hearon, all of Dayton; six brothers, Alvin (Liz) Hearon, Woodrow (Reba) Hearon, Curtis Hearon, Norman Hearon, George Hearon all of Ooltewah, and Marcus Hearon of Blounty County, three sisters, Shirley (Gene) Wilburn, Joyce (Bricky) Tipton, Charlene (Bill) Evans all of Maryville; his brother-in-law, James Wesley Bivens of Dayton along with numerous nephews and nieces.
Graveside funeral services for Fuzzy will be held on Monday, Jan 29, at noon in Rhea Memory Gardens with Reverend John Fields officiating.
Please share your memories of Fuzzy on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Sunday, Jan. 28, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.