Roy Franklin Burney, age 62, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
Mr. Burney was born March 17, 1952, in Oliver Springs. He was a lifelong resident.
Mr. Burney worked as a coal miner for Jackson Mining Company, as a bus driver for the Roane County School System, and he volunteered as a fire fighter for both the Oliver Springs and Blair fire departments.
Roy was a member of the Union Valley Baptist Church, and his hobbies included drag racing, restoring and repairing vintage cars, and his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his grandchildren. [Read more…]