Bernard Toler went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Bernard was the son of Sidney Martin Toler and Irene Elizabeth Whitten Toler, born in Cyclone, West Virginia on March 2, 1944, the grandson of Pete and Lydia Toler and Bill and Maude Whitten, and the husband of Betty Duncan Toler for 52 years.
Bernard was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed farming, loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his kids and grandkids. He was a loving man who enjoyed being around people, joking, and having a good time. He also enjoyed hanging out at Glenn’s Pizza and socializing. He enjoyed his annual trips to West Virginia to visit with family and friends. Bernard was a former employee of Anderson County Animal Control.
Bernard is preceded in death by his parents Sidney martin Toler and Irene Elizabeth Toler, brother Walter Calvin Toler, brother David Toler, grandson Jamey Dewayne Nelson, and his second mother Aunt Louise.
Wife of 52 Years Betty Duncan Toler of Rocky Top
Daughters Doris Wall and Husband Tony of Jacksboro
Kathy Bailey and husband Kerry of Killeen, TX
Linda White and husband Curtis of LaFollette
Sons Glenn Toler and wife Sharon of Rocky Top
Gary Toler and wife Tonya of Rocky Top
10 Grandchildren Curtis Bailey
Justin Braden and wife Tiffany
Dustin Braden and wife Ali
Kerri Ann Bailey
Brandy Vinsant and husband Dewayne
Joshua Toler and wife Bekah
Darrell Toler and wife Whitley Amanda Toler
Brooke Toler Emily Toler
14 Great Grandchildren
Sister Carolyn Lee and husband Bill of Cleveland, OH
and many special nephews, nieces, and extended family and friends.
Visitation: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Rocky Top.
Funeral Service: 8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Norton and Rev. James Lane officiating.
Interment: Family and Friends will meet at 10:15 am on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Rocky Top to go in procession to Oak Grove Cemetery for an 11:00 am graveside service.
Hatmaker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.