Stafford, Tim

Worked For McKee Foods For 39 Years

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tim Stafford, 59, of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019.

A longtime resident of Hamilton County, Tim has been employed with McKee Foods for the past 39 years. He was also owner of Beechtree Farm in McDonald.

Tim was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and was involved with the Ooltewah Young Life and the Ooltewah Youth Association.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Ray Stafford.

Tim had a “Servant’s Heart” always willing to do for others. He was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend to everyone that knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Hedrick Stafford; daughter, Jessica (Tommy) Costanzo; son, Jake Stafford all of McDonald; mother, Melba Stafford; grandmother, Lorine Hill, both of Ooltewah; sisters, Myrna Stafford, Chattanooga, Tammy (Dudley) Kerr, Spencer, Tn.; brother, Donnie (Sandy) Stafford, Apison; father-in-law, Jim (Becky) Hedrick, and mother-in-law, Joyce (Ron) Harden, all of McDonald; brothers-in-law, Jim and David (Chapel) Hedrick; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Tim’s Life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Bruce Daugherty officiating.  Burial will follow at Plowman Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Young Life, 516 Cherokee Blvd., Chattanooga 37405.

Visit www.heritagechattanooga.comto share condolences to the family and view Tim’s memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Aug. 16, from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour before the service at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


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