In loving memory of Junior McCoy Dilbeck, age 73, of LaFollette who went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at LaFollette Medical Center. Junior was a pastor of Little Abbott’s Church for 15 years. He loved to hunt and fish with his wife, son, and grandson Justin. Junior’s greatest joy in life was his grandkids and great-grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his father Thomas “Tom” Dilbeck, mother Julie Dilbeck, brothers David Dilbeck, and Tommy Dilbeck, sister Denna Jones, nephews Rickey Riggs, and Leroy Rutherford, niece Roxann Dilbeck, granddaughter Emily Mercado, great-great-grandson Bryson Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Iva Jewell Dilbeck

Son: Larry Dilbeck

Daughters: Lynn Boyatt and husband Mike, Tracy Wagers and husband Billy, Brenda Adkins

Grandchildren: Justin Ward, Bill, Josh and Shelbie Wagers, Leah and Wesley Adkins, Dewayne Dilbeck, Dylan Johnson

Sisters: Mary Rutherford and husband Hubert, Renda Riggs, and husband Ray

Special Niece Patrica Rutherford

Many other relatives and friends

The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Monday, February 20th

Cross-Smith Funeral Home with funeral service 7 PM Cross-Smith Chapel.

Rev. Lester Bolton, and Rev. Jeff Bolton officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 AM Tuesday Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Peabody Cemetery for 11 Am interment.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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