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1786 Smithville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-8549
Fax: (931) 738-8553
Earl Phifer

Earl LaVaughn Phifer

Friday, October 17th, 1930 - Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Earl LaVaughn Phifer, 88 of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born Friday, October 17, 1930 in Ulysses, Kansas. He was the son of the late Mark Phifer and the late Laura Howard Phifer. He was very involved in the community. He sponsored many youth sports teams as well as coached. He was a business owner. He owned Jim and Earl's Sporting Goods for many years. In 1986, Earl and his son, Kurt formed Marine Fabrication Inc. until Earl retired in 1993. Earl served in the Army during the Korean War where he recieved the Bronze Star Award.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Phifer.

Survivors include:

Son- Kurt Phifer (Ginger) of Sparta
Granddaughter- Ashleigh Phifer of Nashville
Grandson- Brett Phifer of Sparta
Brothers- Kenn Phifer (Yvonne) of Livonia, MI and Bill Phifer (Billie) of Colorado Springs, CO.

Many other family members, friends, and neighbors also survive.

Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Emory Thompson officiating and Military Honors provided by the Veteran's Honor Guard. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery.The family will welcome friends on Tuesday from 11am until time of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the White County Rescue Squad and the Veteran's Honor Guard. Donations can be made at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
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  • Service

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    Sparta, TN 38583

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