Obituary of Michael Lee Bacon
Michael Lee Bacon, age 68, of Kingsport, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was a Veteran of the United States Military having proudly served in the US Army. He was currently employed at Eastman Chemical Company with 40+ years of service. He was a vintage automobile enthusiast and was a proud member of The Mustang Club of America. He was also an avid volunteer with his grandson T.J. Jones in the Boy Scouts of America. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rebecca Bacon; and parents, Clarence and Jimmie Bacon.
He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Deborah Webster Bacon; 4 daughters, Amanda Bacon, Alison Eaglin (Keith), Tina Rhoten (Jason) and Angela Jones; 13 grandchildren, Shaman Jones, Patrick Jones, Ashlea Eaglin, Kahlil Eaglin, Taylor Rhoten, Sophie Eaglin, Isabella Rhoten, T.J. Jones, Joseph Rhoten, Wade Rhoten, Emilee Rhoten, Marcus Eaglin and Eva Eaglin; great-grandchild, Urijah Jones; and sister, Cindy Wallace (Tim); several nieces and a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home in downtown Kingsport. A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 7:00 pm. Military Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, September 14, 2018 at East Lawn Memorial Park with American Legion Hammond Post #3/265 presiding. All those wishing to attend the burial are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:45 am.
The family requests for everyone who attends services of Michael Bacon to feel welcome to dress in casual attire.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cartertrent.com.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home in downtown Kingsport is proudly serving the Bacon family.