Services for Mr. Loftis will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 at Sellars Funeral Home. Interment will be in Morgan Pippin Cemetery in Cookeville on Thursday. Visitation will be 1-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Loftis, 73, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2009 in Farmington Hills, Mich.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Tammy Loftis; brothers, William, Joe and Charles Loftis; and sisters, Jean Whitfeld, Martha Frances and Ina Loftis.
Survivors include: wife of 52 years, Rose M. Bacarella Loftis; children, John, James (Dianna), David (Jacqueline) and Ray (Tammy) Loftis and Diane (Robin) Belisle; siblings, Ruby, Walter (Helen), Donald (Gladys), Bob (Hattie), Pearl; sisters-in-law, Betty and Anna Be; grandchildren, Barbara, Anna, Tammy, Kimberly, Rosie, James, April, Christina, Crystal, Robin, David; great-grandchildren, Clayton, Andrew, Sofia, Ryan, Rachel, Donavan, Kurtis and Anthony.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituaries for Dec. 23, 2009