Gossett, Everett

Longtime Pastor Of Red Bank Presbyterian Church

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Rev. Everett Gossett, 83, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2019. 

His first pastorate was with Calvary Presbyterian Church for seven years in Elberton, Ga. Rev. Gossett was then called to pastor at Red Bank Presbyterian Church in 1967 where he remained for 47 years.  He was graduate of Central High School in 1954 where he met his beloved wife, the late Shirley Watts, and were married for 54 years.  Rev. Gossett was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga majoring in history and Columbia Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.  He was a loving husband, father and faithful preacher of the Gospel. 

He is survived by his sons, Michael Timothy and George Allen Gossett and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Visitation will be held at Lane Funeral Home on Thursday, May 16, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. 

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at Red Bank Presbyterian Church officiated by Reverend Eric Duble, Reverend J.N. Howard. 

Interment will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Red Bank Presbyterian Church, 4320 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank, Tn. 37415. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com.


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