Jeffery F. Cable
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Jeffery F. Cable New Market TN, husband of Pennie Bates Cable passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Cumberland Island in GA. He was born November 30, 1963, in Blount County, TN, the son of Keith and Trudy Cable.
Jeff graduated from Heritage High School in Blount County TN, and he spent most of his career with the United States Air Force where he obtained the rank of Master Sergeant. During his 30 years in the military, he served active duty overseas in Asia, Europe, and all over the Middle East. Sergeant Cable finished his military career at McGee Tyson Air National Guard Base as a Fire Protection Craftsman. Several awards were obtained during his time in the military including Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Reserve Forces Meritorious Service, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Air Force Training Ribbon, Air Force Longevity Service Award. Master Sergeant Cable also worked for 30 years as a Lieutenant for the State of Tennessee DCS.
Jeff loved to serve his family & others first and foremost. He loved to cook, coach baseball, help his son Garrett at the farm, work on his sailboat, and travel. He had a heart of service. Jeff dropped everything for anyone and the phrase "would give the shirt off my back" has never been truer. He enjoyed making Pennie's dreams come true and he lived for that every day. Jeff was a member of Lyons Creek Baptist Church. In addition to his wife Pennie, his family members include his children Garrett & Jessica Cable, Jacob & Anna Katherine Pratt, and his daughter Heather Miranda. Jeff has a sister Ginger Boring, and a brother Chris Cable. Jeff also has 7 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Jeff is preceded in death by his brother Chris and his daughter Heather Miranda. A receiving of friends will be held Thursday, September 9th at Pleasant Grove Piney Baptist Church, 2660 Piney Rd New Market TN, 37820 from 5:30-7:30 with funeral following. The private burial will be at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery and the celebration of life will also be honored with close family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to help the soldiers returning from Afghanistan, Gary Sinise Foundation: garysinisefoundation.org
Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918 is serving the family. Condolences may be offered at www.berrylynnhurst.com