Following a brief illness at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Roy Hubert Inman Jr. peacefully transitioned to Heaven in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

Sunrise for Roy was April 4, 1938, in Sweetwater, and he was the oldest of three children, born into the union of Roy Hubert Inman Sr. and Almetta Beatrice Latham Inman. He attended High Point High School, and graduated in 1956.

Roy was a faithful member of North Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America, where he served as an elder. For many years he served as the clerk for the Tennessee Synod. He worked as a lab technician and retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority. He was passionate about farming and took great pride in helping others, especially those living in the North Point community.

His greatest joy was spending time and playing with his great-grandchildren.

In 1960, Roy was united in marriage to Bertha Vonnelle McClendon, and this union produced three children: Percy Roy, Traci Le and Rachel Elise Inman.

He was 81 years old.

Preceded in death by: his parents, Roy H. Inman Sr. and Almetta Beatrice Latham Inman; sister, JoAnn Inman Omolo.

Survivors include: his loving and dedicated wife, Bertha Vonnelle McClendon Inman;

Sister, Tena Inman Dennis (Sammy);

Son, Percy Roy Inman;

Daughters, Traci Le and Rachel Elise Inman;

Granddaughters, Chelsey Jade Inman, Devin Inman Allen (Will);

Great-grandsons, Bently and Hudson Allen, Jude Inman and Wyatt Johnson;

Many beloved cousins and numerous and supportive friends.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Kyker Funeral Home in Sweetwater. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in Kyker’s Chapel, with the Rev. Ivey Smith officiating. Interment in North Point Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Black Heritage Scholarship Fund. Please send donations to Mr. Perry Jackson, 1112 McCaslin Avenue, Sweetwater, Tennessee 37874.