September 1, 2014
Date of Service: September 5, 2014
Interment Location: Garden of Devotion
Henry E. Shuttle, Jr., age 92, of Hampton, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Henry was born on July 15, 1922 in Sullivan County, Tennessee to the late Henry E. Shuttle, Sr. and Sudie Frances Jeter Shuttle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Greenwell in September 2005; brothers, Paul W. Shuttle and Billie D. Shuttle; a sister, Ruth Morrell; and a step son, Willard Greenwell.
Mr. Shuttle worked and retired from North American Rayon Corporation. He was a charter member of Bluff City Chapter #414 Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of Zollicoffer Lodge #444 of Bluff City, Tennessee and regularly attended Hampton Masonic Lodge. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II and served overseas in Okinawa and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one niece, Lisa Shuttle; three nephews, Richard and Jeff Shuttle and Jonathan Morrell; Gladys’ son, Willard Hollis Greenwell; step grandsons, Dave Greenwell and wife Amy, and Jimmy Greenwell; his good friends, Hollis and Joyce Cable, Hampton, TN; and his neighbor, D.L. Stevens, Hampton, TN.
A service to honor the life of Mr. Henry E. Shuttle, Jr. will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Terry Dugger, officiating. A Masonic service will follow the funeral service. The family will receive friends from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Thursday.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Greenwell, David Greenwell, Tim Cable, Jonathan Morrell, Richard Shuttle, Jeff Shuttle and James D. Cable. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 AM on Friday.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the charity of your choice, in memory of Mr. Shuttle.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is proudly serving the Shuttle family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.