Donny Sissom passed away on June 11, 2013, at age 62 after a long illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse C. and Mildred Hibdon Sissom. He is survived by his son, Charles Brian Sissom; brother, Danny Sissom; and sister, Mary Irene Sissom.
Donny was a retired farmer and was also employed as a Transportation Supervisor and Traffic Manager with Consolidated Freightways for 21 years. He was a 1968 graduate of Woodbury Central High School and completed the Motor Carrier Rate and Transportation Program at the University of Tennessee, Nashville, in 1974. He served on the freight-rate committees of Tennessee and the Interstate Commerce Commission and was a past member of the Nashville Traffic Club. Donny enjoyed the arts as a member of Cheekwood and patron of the Nashville Symphony. He was a member of the Kingwood Church of Christ.
Visitation will be on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and from 11:00 a.m. untilChapel Service at 1:00 PM, on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home at Smith Funeral Home, 303 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury, TN. 37190. 615-563-5337. www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hope Well Cemetery fund through Smith Funeral Home.