Bro. Roger Lee Cecil, age 71 of Helenwood, TN went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Oneida Nursing & Rehab Center in Oneida. Born February 21, 1948, he was the son of the late Rev. Virgil Cecil and Gracie Goad Cecil. Roger was a Veteran of the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971; and served as Pastor to the Paint Rock Baptist Church from 1978 to July, 1984, and Helenwood Baptist Church from July 1984 to December 31, 2017.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: Rev. Milford E. Cecil, and niece: Tammy Cecil Brawner.
Roger is survived by his wife: Linda Phillips Cecil; daughter: Brooke Cecil and husband Mark Davenport of Morristown, and son: Jason Cecil and wife Amy of Mt. Juliet, TN; grandchildren: Katie and Jackson Cecil of Mt. Juliet, TN; brothers: Wendell Cecil and wife Joyce of Helenwood, and Vaughn Cecil and wife Ali of Crossville; sister-in-law: Janet Cecil of Helenwood; and a host of other family members and friends.
Friends may visit with the Cecil family on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. at the Helenwood Baptist Church with Bro. Kevin Sexton officiating.
Interment will follow in the Daniel Memorial Cemetery in Helenwood, TN.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Bro. Roger Lee Cecil.