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John Pete Flaugher, obituary

John Thome “Pete” Flaugher, 76 of Franklin, Tenn., died at his home Jan. 17, 2013 after an extended illness. 

He was born in Lenoxburg, Ky. to the late Louie and Mayme Thome Flaugher. Mr. Flaugher was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was the recipient of the Army Commendation Medal. He graduated from the University of Kentucky and the LSU School of Banking and began his 41-year banking career in Franklin at Harpeth National Bank. He continued his career with Williamson County Bank, Citizens Bank in Gainsboro, Franklin National Bank and retired from Fifth Third Bank. 

He has served the community of Franklin and Williamson County through his many years of service on numerous committees and boards including the Franklin City Planning Commission, Disciplinary Board at Williamson County Detention Center, University of Kentucky Alumni Board, Chairman of Mt. Hope Cemetery and Deacon at Heritage Church of Christ. 

He was preceded in death by daughter, Kate Flaugher Polk, brothers, Bob and Charlie Flaugher. Mr. Flaugher is survived by his wife, Paula Buchanan Flaugher; son, John T. (Jennifer) Flaugher; daughter, Mary F. (Mark) Gillenwater; son-in-law, Chris Polk; grandchildren, Johnny Flaugher III, Carter, Annie and Samuel Gillenwater, Clayton and MaryKate Polk; brothers, Allen and Gene Flaugher; sister, Mary Sue Courtney. 

Funeral services were conducted Jan. 20, 2013 at Heritage Church of Christ, Paul Forshey and Steve Blackman officiating. Interment was Mt. Hope Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jim Bier, William Cherry, Jody Bowman, Jimmy Dyer, B.B. Joyner, Charlie Darnell, Julian Bibb, James W. Cross and Hooper Inman. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Crowell, Kay Waller, Myers Jones, Gordon Inman, Jere Pewitt, Jeff Smith, Bob Pickard, Dan McCain, Bobby Bolden, Jim Johnson, Dan Parsons, Elders and Deacons of Heritage Church of Christ and nephews. 

Memorials may be made to Heritage Church of Christ Building Fund, 1056 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN 37064.

Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.

01/24/2013, Williamson Herald

Posted on: 1/21/2013


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