Pinner, Robert Irving -
Tullahoma - Robert I. Pinner, age 86, of Tullahoma, TN. (formally from Batavia, IL) went to his heavenly home on July 12th after an extended illness. He was a devout Christian man who loved the Lord. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He proudly served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict era and went on 7 different deployments between 1951-1955. He served on the USS Cabot, USS Wright, USS Gilbert Islands, and several other vessels. He was proud to have been a Navy SeaBee. He worked for Illinois Bell before his retirement, then moved to Tennessee 30 years ago. Robert also served as a fireman with the dedicated people of the North Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Pinner, a sister Martha Soderholm and a niece, Paula Conde.
He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Elaine Pinner; 3 children, Thomas (Toni) Pinner of Freeport, IL., Alan Pinner of Russell Springs, KY., Bryan (Nancy) Pinner of Maple Park, IL.; 2 grandsons, Steven Pinner and Randy Pinner of Freeport, IL; 2 Brothers William Pinner, Batavia, IL., Paul (Jan) Pinner of Sugar Grove, IL.; 2 Sisters Mary Conde and Faith Nordstrom of Batavia, IL. and his Sister-in-law Fran Runkle of North Aurora, IL.
Per his request, he will be cremated, and his remains buried in Illinois at a later date.
No services are planned at this time.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the following:
North Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department * 11091 Old Tullahoma Rd, Tullahoma, TN 37388
Harmony Baptist Church * 1600 Old Estill Springs Road Tullahoma, TN 37388
Christine Engel says:
So sorry for your loss. I remember when you lived on campton hills road with the goats and how kind Mr. Pinner was to me.
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