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The Honorable Robert M. (“Bob”) Summitt, 94, passed away peacefully at his residence on June 16, 2018. He is survived by their four children: Virginia Anne (Hugh) Sharber and Martin (Meghan) Summitt of Chattanooga, Laura (Doug) Stephens of Signal Mountain, and Robert Summitt Jr. of Dalton, by six grandchildren: Evan (Erica) Sharber, Kate Sharber, Meg Sharber, Sarah Summitt, Margaret Summitt and Charlie Summitt, by a brother John (Joan) Summitt of Sweetwater, by special friend Louise Hays, and by numerous nephews and nieces. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at First Centenary United Methodist Church, Dr. Douglas Fairbanks officiating. Burial service will follow at the National Cemetery with military honors. Visitation at the church will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the service. Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share condolences with the family. The family would like to thank Frankie Ramey, Hospice of Chattanooga, and the caregivers from Preferred Care at Home, especially Kim Douglas, for the excellent care and companionship they provided Bob. In lieu of flowers, memorial acknowledgments may be directed to First Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37402, to the Cherokee Area Council Boys Scouts of America, 6031 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37421, or to the Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37403. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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