Funeral services for Mr. Bruce Edward Rayfield, age 49, of Manchester, will be conducted Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Ray Marcrom officiating.
Interment will follow at Forest Mill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mr. Rayfield passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Chattanooga, TN.
He was born May 14, 1965 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee the son of Mrs. Stella L. Rayfield and the late Everett S. Rayfield.
He graduated Coffee County Central High School in 1983 and began his lifelong career in the heating and cooling business. He was owner and operator of Rayfield’s Heating and Cooling in Manchester. In addition, in previous years, Bruce taught heating and cooling classes to students at Coffee County Central High School. He had a passion for the water, whether it be barefoot skiing on the lake or deep sea fishing while on a trip to the beach with his family. One of the most beloved family traditions over Christmas the past several years, has become taking the entire family to a special destination to enjoy true family time. Previous trips included Mexico, Jamaica, and the Bahamas. Bruce loved everyone and everyone loved him. He adored his family and will be missed forever in their hearts by all who knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife, Kinda Dykes Young-Rayfield, his five children, Taylor Rayfield, Kohl Young, Karson Young, Bella Rayfield and Livy Rayfield. Also surviving are his mother, Stella L. Rayfield, and sisters, Judy Spears and husband, Jimmy, Vickie Ham and Penny Stringer and husband, Kip and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions in honor of Bruce may make those any library in the Coffee County School System towards books in honor of Bruce.