He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Drinnon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Darlene Ruth Teter Drinnon; parents, Rex and Beulah Mae Seal Drinnon; great-grandchildren, Aryonna Hinkle and Kylie Miller; sister, Maxine Drinnon; brothers, Ralph Drinnon, Jackie Drinnon and Lowell Drinnon.
He is survived by his daughters, Rachel Ward and husband, Howie of Elizabethton, Christie Price and husband, Mike of Mooresburg; sons, Joe Drinnon and wife, Barbara of Church Hill and Heath Drinnon of Morgan County, TN; grandchildren, Jordan Hinkle, Joshua Hinkle and wife, Brittany, Matthew Keirsey, Aaron Whorton, Timothy Swatzell, Nicholas Swatzell, Mara Drinnon, Jonathan Drinnon, Alexis Kelly, Ryan Kelly, Heather Drinnon, Brian Taylor, Sean Taylor and Gage Angell; great-grandchildren, Jaylynn Hinkle, Blaze Vale, Kayden Hinkle, Trey Hinkle, Kassidy Hinkle, Joshua Hinkle, Jeremiah Hinkle, Elizabeth Keirsey, Amberlyn Keirsey, Dalton Miller, Aiden Taylor, Maison Taylor, Canaan Presnell, Ki'ara Taylor, Kanyon Taylor, Dallas Taylor and Jason Hinkle; sisters, Etta Fields and husband, J.B. of Rogersville and Benny Sue Stevens of Counsel, VA; brother, Garnie Drinnon and wife, Debbie of MD; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours will be 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral service will be conducted 7:00 P.M., Saturday, January 18, 2020 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Dathan Hickman officiating. Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Highland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.broomefuneralhome.com
Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville is honored to serve the Drinnon family.