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Doyle French

October 3, 1953 ~ November 19, 2020 (age 67)

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Doyle French, age 67 of Springville, died Thursday, November 19, 2020, at his residence.


He was a lift operator for many years at Sanders Sawmill. Doyle was an avid wood worker, who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a good PA, who loved his family and especially his grandchildren.


Doyle was married April 3, 1975, to Cindy French, who survives of Springville.


He was born October 3, 1953, in Paris, TN, to the late Wayne Jenkins French and to the late Lillian Mary Sanders French.


Along with his wife, he is survived by two sons, Brian Ray (Janna) French of Paris, and Josh (Julie) French of Paris; two sisters, Sheila (Monty) McCartney of Henry, and Vickie (Mitchell) Smith of Springville; four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Abbott, Taylor French, Chase French, and Brody French.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, four sisters, Helen Eubanks, Sue Cannon, Barbara McClain, and Peggy Williams; and two brothers, William Wayne French and Walter Riley French.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated. Memorial visitation will be Monday, November 23, 2020 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home. There will be a memorial service Monday, November 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm, at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Carmen Pariseau officiating. 


At the family’s request masks must be worn and social distancing observed during the service.



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Memorial Visitation
November 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Memorial Service
November 23, 2020

4:00 PM
LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St
Paris, TN 38242

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