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OBIT: Rex Nesbitt Jr.

Mr. Rex Nesbitt Jr. of the Turkey Creek Community died at the age of 62 at 12:32 a.m. Monday morning March 16, 2020 at the Alvin C. York Veterans Administration Medical Center in Murfreesboro where he was admitted March 2nd.

Memorial services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon March 22nd with Mr. Nesbitt’s cousin, Bro. Scott Nesbitt officiating.

Mr. Nesbitt was cremated at Cumberland Family Services in Algood.

Born Rex Randall Nesbitt Jr. in Carthage on January 1, 1958, he was one of five children of the late Rex Randall Nesbitt Sr. who died April 22, 2006 and Tennie Florence Woodard Nesbitt who died April 11, 2012 at the age of 72.

Mr. Nesbitt was preceded in death by a brother, William Jerdon Nesbitt who was killed in an automobile accident on the Carthage By-Pass at the age of 30 on September 5, 2003.

Mr. Nesbitt was a 1977 graduate of Smith County High School and was of the Baptist faith.

He, along with his late father, Rex, and uncles Roger and Phillip Nesbitt were well known brick masons.

Mr. Nesbitt had retired due to ill health.

Surviving is his longtime companion, Melinda Lou Morris of the Turkey Creek Community, daughter, Jessica Nesbitt; granddaughter, Brittany Nicole Nesbitt Danielson and husband Leo; two great-grandchildren, Landon and Leo Danielson; two sisters, Sherry Nesbitt of Chestnut Mound and Charlotte Holliman of Red Boiling Springs; brother, Anthony Nesbitt and wife Martha Farley Nesbitt of Chestnut Mound.


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