Everett, Philip Ray "Gocky" (Ringgold)

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Philip Ray “Gocky” Everett, 81, passed away in his sleep on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Gocky loved the Lord and his family. He was a United States Army veteran, enjoyed woodworking, was an expert modifier and an avid rabbit hunter who loved his hunting dogs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Everett; daughter, Janet Vandergriff; grandson, Stephen Vandergriff; parents, Thomas and Hazel Everett; and sister, Phyllis Wilbanks.

Left to cherish his memories are Tom Everett and Jennifer Welchel; and grandchildren, Taylor Everett, Maggie and Daniel Chilton

The family will receive friends at Moore Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from noon-2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, with Brother Eddie Cantrell officiating. A graveside service will follow around 3:15 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson.

The service will be livestreamed at https://www.discoverdade.com/moorestream.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.MooreFHS.com.

We respectfully request that social distancing and CDC Covid-19 guidelines are followed.

Nelson, Mildred Janice (Sweetwater)

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