Henry Leslie “Red” Dillingham, Jr. age 88, passed away Thursday morning April 20, 2017. Preceded in death by loving wife of 63 years, Juanita Dillingham; parents, Henry Leslie Dillingham, Sr. and Annie Laurie Dillingham; son-in-law, Fred Hansford; granddaughter, Pam Ogletree, and great grandson Kaleb Ryan Bishop; brothers, William (Bill) Dillingham and Robert “Peanut” Dillingham.
He is survived by daughters, Pamela Sharpe of Nashville, Jeannie Hansford, of Centerville; sons, Douglas (JoAnn) Dillingham, of Tazewell TN, Jeffrey (Cheryl) Dillingham, of Nashville; brother, Jack (Irene) Dillingham; grandchildren, Rhonda (Dana) Finnegan, Kerri Bishop, Rachel (Jonathan) Davis, Emily(Eric) Vanderhei, Sarah Baker, Ryan (Erin Mullenex) Dillingham; seventeen great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, a host of nieces and nephews, special friends friends Ginny and Bernard Watson, and many “adopted” children and grandchildren.
He retired from Third National/Suntrust Bank and was a long time member of Hillview Church of Christ.
Honorary pallbearers: Jack Dillingham, Tom Trisdale, and retirees of Third National Bank/Suntrust Bank.
Pallbearers Jonathan Davis, Eric Vanderhei, Ryan Dillingham, Brian Dillingham, Dana Finnegan, Jordan Finnegan.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to HCMS/Friend of Fred Fund which helps students of Hickman County Middle School with school related expenses. This was one charity near and dear to Mr Dillingham’s heart.
A Celebration of Life will be on Monday, April 24, 2017, at 11:00am, at West Harpeth Funeral Home with Lee Wildman and Jim Michaels officiating. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00pm until 7:00pm, and on Monday from 9:00am until the service time at West Harpeth Funeral Home, 6962 Charlotte Pike (615) 352-9400.