Gerald Bert Householder

Apr. 09, 2013 @ 11:52 PM

Gerald Bert Householder, age 80 of Seymour, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013.

He was a loving and devoted husband for 60 years and a deacon of Shiloh Baptist Church for over 45 years, and in addition, he served as a board member of C.R.O.S.S. Ministries for over 23 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Householder retired from Miller’s Department Store after 33 years and was also employed with the Sevier County School System. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Earl and Stella Householder and brother, Bob Householder.

Survivors: wife of 60 years, Georgia Ann Householder; son, Larry Householder and wife, Heidi; daughter: Donna Kanzigg and husband, Mark; grandchildren, Kelly Householder and Collin White, Taylor Ingle Swaney and Chase Ingle; brother, Darrell Householder and wife Joyce; sister, Marilyn McCammon and husband John; sister-in-law, Freida Householder; nephews, Randy Householder and Michael Robbins; niece, Crissy Householder; great-niece, Lakin Householder; special friend and caregivers, Perry and Margie Johnson, Jack and Deborah Goodman, Linda Adams, Lindell and Billie Ann Reagan.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to C.R.O.S.S. Ministries, P.O. Box 186, Seymour, Tennessee 37865, or Shiloh Baptist Church, 1432 Shiloh Church Road, Seymour, Tennessee 37865.

Graveside service and interment 1 p.m. Thursday at Shiloh Cemetery in Seymour with Rev. Brent Blake and Rev. Glenn Metts officiating. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, Tennessee.