Obituary: Robert Mitchell Earwood

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Robert Mitchell Earwood

Robert Mitchell Earwood

Robert Mitchell Earwood, 34, of Spring Hill, passed away May 3, 2020 from injuries sustained from a tragic accident during a storm. 

Mr. Earwood graduated from Franklin High School. He was a lifetime member of Williamson County Rescue Squad as an AEMT and a member of Maury County Fire Department in Bethel, Tennessee. 

He was hired by the Spring Hill Fire Department in November 2008, where he was firefighter on Rescue 62. He was also the historian for the Spring Hill Fire Department and a member of the Williamson County Heritage Foundation.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Joel Ray Earwood and Madeline Rippy Earwood, Maze Zebbie Mangrum Jr. and Kathleen Newburn Mangrum, and nephew, Cameron Smith. 

He is survived by father, Jerry (Linda) Earwood; mother, Kathy (Mark) Brewer; daughter, Lyla Kathleen Earwood; sister, Emily “Emmy” Smith and twin sister, Mallory “Lila” (Justin) Hicks; stepsisters, Jessica (Josh) Brewer, Katherine Brewer and Savannah Brewer; stepbrothers, Jeremy Brewer, Robert (Kelley) Buckley and Christopher (Elena) Buckley; nieces and nephews, Riley Smith, Landon Hicks, Skyler Buckley, Jack Buckley and Joseph Buckley; special friend, Holly Schnakenberg; mother of Lyla, Kristen Drury; and his Spring Hill Fire Department family. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Grace Chapel in the outdoor pavilion, Steve Berger officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Franklin with firefighter honors at the gravesite. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Grace Chapel, located at 3279 Southall Road in Franklin. 

Pallbearers will be Matthew Boyd, Colby Flint, Jake Adair, James Bennett, Mike Pinkerton, Mike Demastus, Jeff Currie and Jake Craig. 

The family requests that you use best judgement during these critical days of the virus and will understand if you are not able to attend. Masks will be available and provided for those that need one.

Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Mitchell’s twin sister. 


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