Jimmy Birchett, age 88 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed from this life and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 1st, 2019. The Funeral Service, conducted by Bro. Todd Elliott, will be held on Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Interment will follow the service in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Chase Knowles, Matt Birchett, Rodney Knight, Luke Knight, Ray Birchett, and David Birchett serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 4th from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m.
He is survived by loving wife of 62 years, Ernestine Birchett; children, Sandy Birchett, Randy (Elaine) Birchett, and Tammy (Derrick) Knowles; grandchildren, Misty (Rodney) Knight, Chase (Erin) Knowles, and Matt (Cathy) Birchett; 6 great-grandchildren, Luke, Laina, Parker, Lincoln, Caroline, and Polly; siblings, Peggy Tomlinson, Buford (Pam) Birchett, and Betty Cassetty; and beloved dog, Buddy. He was preceded in death by parents, George and Mary Sweeney Birchett; brothers, George Birchett, Bill Birchett, and Bobby Birchett; and sister, Louise Buckingham.
Mr. Birchett was a faithful member of Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. He was a handyman who had a talent for woodworking and refinishing things. Jimmy appreciated the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, gardening, and working in the yard. He loved to listen to music and was a fan of Nascar Racing.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.