Earl Honeycutt

Obituary of Earl Carson Honeycutt

Mr. Earl Carson Lightnin’ Honeycutt  age  84 of Tazewell, TN was born December 5, 1934  and passed away at his home on Friday July 26, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was saved at an early age and was a very faithful member of Duncan’s Chapel Baptist Church.  Carson was well known as a carpenter.  He had a great passion for singing and playing music.   His great skills for wood working led him to make musical instruments.  He was a 32 degree member of the Masonic Lodge # 180.  He was also a York Rite, Scottish Rite and Shriner.


He was preceded in death by his:

Parents:  Sterl and Dorothy Honeycutt

Brothers:  Jim Honeycutt and wife Minnie

                 Ray Honeycutt

                 Paul Honeycutt

                 Shelby Honeycutt

Sisters:  Edith Pressnell and husband Lawrence Pressnell

             Reba Pressnell and husband Everett Pressnell

Infant sister


He is survived by his:

Loving Wife of 64 years:  Nancy Honeycutt

Daughter:  Nora Wolfenbarger and husband Joe

Sons:  David Honeycutt and wife Juanita

            Dexter Honeycutt and wife Rhonda

Brother:  Wade Honeycutt and wife Joyce

9 Grandchildren  13 Great Grandchildren

Sister-in-laws:  Nancy Honeycutt, Joellen Honeycutt, Edna Alston and Juanita Bell

Very special extended family members:  Kari Cornett and Ryan Keck

And a host of nieces and nephews and many other loving relatives and friends.


The family will receive friends Monday July 29, 2019 from 4PM till 7PM with Masonic services to follow in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel.    Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday July 30, 2019 at 10AM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel,

with the Rev. Tommy Louthan, Rev. Ronnie Wynn and Rev. Eddie Overholt officiating.

Music will be provided by Gail Duncan and Natalie Fraley.

Burial will follow in the Baldwin-Duncan cemetery.


Pallbearers:  Mark Honeycutt, Trevor Honeycutt, Ryan Keck, Todd Neely, Travis Williams,

Eric Fraley, Michael Hatfield and Harrison Cornett


Honorary Pallbearers:  Steve Honeycutt, Larry Pressnell, Jeff Honeycutt, Paul Cupp,

Randy Jennings, Chester Gibson, Danny Lundy, C.B. Duncan, Andy Duncan,

and all of the McDonald’s morning coffee crew.


~Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family~

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 29, 2019
Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home
1106 Highway 33 South
New Tazewell, Tennessee, United States
(423) 626-2191
With Masonic Service to follow

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home
1106 Highway 33 South
New Tazewell, Tennessee, United States
(423) 626-2191

Graveside Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Baldwin-Duncan Cemetery
Tazewell, Tennessee, United States