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John C. Halbert

Mr. John C. Halbert age 84 of Lebanon passed away November 6, 2021.  Born in Wilson County, TN, he was one of eleven children of the late Dr. Thomas Edwin Halbert Sr and Mary Elizabeth Grissim Halbert.  He was a graduate of Lebanon High School and Tennessee Tech University.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served aboard the USS Independence.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.  After retiring from Travellers Insurance he served as CFO of Manning Carpets.

He was preceded in death by nine siblings:  Mary Sue Bland, Hays Halbert, Emile Manning, Ruth Namnoun, Jean Reasonover, Thomas E. Halbert Jr., Clara Ingram, Robert Halbert Sr., James Halbert; niece and nephews:  Kathy Blair, Jimmy Manning, Steve Halbert, Jason Halbert, and Bill Reasonover.

He is survived by brother, Hamlet Halbert; sister-in-law, Sarah V. Halbert; nieces and nephews:  Ann Harper, Ed Bland, Lynn Ragland, Jim Bland, Bill Halbert, Susan Craig, Joe Manning, Patsy Manning, Lee Wise, Mary Ann O’Neal, Bob Namnoun, A.J. Namnoun, John Namnoun, Sherry Takahashi, Janet Vaden, Tommy Halbert, Tim Halbert, Tom Halbert, Beth Pulley, Bob Halbert, Melinda Forbes, Patrick Halbert, Suzanne Ingram, Carol Scott, Don Ingram; Special friend. Jerry Pickle and his daughters, Dawn and Michelle.

A gathering for family and close friends will be Friday, November 12, 2021, from 1-3 p.m. at the Club House at Academy Place.

A special thanks to caregiver Susie Sells and to Steve Piercey, a special friend of the Halbert Family.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Laura Reasonover says:
    Janet and family, we are so sorry for your loss,you are in our prayers. Kerry and Laura Reasonover
  2. Jeff Bledsoe says:
    Our sincere condolences to each of you. May God give you comfort and peace.
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