Cover photo for David Jolley Sr's Obituary
David Jolley Sr Profile Photo
1939 David Jolley Sr 2023

David Jolley Sr

September 27, 1939 — December 27, 2023


Mr. David Lee Jolley, Sr., age 84, passed peacefully in his sleep, at his home in Westel, on Wednesday, December 27, 2023. He was born in Rockwood, Tennessee on September 27, 1939. He graduated from South Harriman High School and served in the Tennessee National Guard. He retired after a lengthy career as a diesel mechanic and over-the-road truck driver. He loved fishing on Watts Bar Lake, NASCAR racing, and both pro and collegiate football. He was an avid Tennessee Volunteers fan and enjoyed watching college sports. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde Jolley and Bertie (Green) Jolley, wife Sandra (Smith) Jolley, sister Jo Laymon, and son Steven Jolley.
He is survived by:
Sons and Daughters-in-law:  David Lee Jolley Jr. and Carol Jolley of Westel, Tennessee
                 Robert Bowers Jolley and Phyllis Jolley of Westel, Tennessee
10 Grandchildren and multiple Great-Grandchildren
Sister: Loretta Mckinney of Ten Mile, Tennessee

The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 2, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Chapel of Evans Mortuary. Graveside and interment services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at 2:00 pm near the Mausoleum at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee. With Rev. Greg Kelly officiating. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. David Lee Jolley, Sr.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Jolley Sr, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 2, 2024

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roane Memorial Gardens Inc

1400 N Gateway Ave, Rockwood, TN 37854

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1606

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree