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Mr. Onnis “Red” Golliher

d. March 6, 2021

Mr. Onnis “Red” Golliher, age 79 of Athens, Tennessee passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021 at his home.

He was born May 23, 1941 in Daysville, TN. and was of the Baptist faith. Red was a former truck driver with WACO Trucking company in Oliver springs and Rockwood Iron and Metal. He retired as a truck driver with Yellow Freight Lines. Red was preceded in death by his wife; Allene Gail Golliher, parents; Claude and Lilly Golliher, brothers; Roger Golliher and Gary Golliher, sister; Opal Loden and sister-in-law; Wanda Treadway.

Survivors include:

Daughter:                   Deb Cardin (Tony) of Athens, TN

Son:                             Jeff Golliher (Becky) of Weaverville, N.C.

3 Grandchildren:      Evan Golliher, Tiffany Sliger (Jamison), Hunter Cardin (Nora)

1 Great Grandchild: Cannon Sliger

Brother:                      Terry Golliher of Rockwood, TN

Sisters:                         Carolyn Grant (Junior) of Rockwood, TN

                                       Doris Ann Wilkey of Rockwood, TN

                                      Billie Jean Davis of Rockwood, TN  

Sister-in-law:              Ruth Golliher of Rockwood, TN

Brother-in-law:          Rev. William (Bill) Treadway of Rockwood, TN

Special Cousin:           Claudia Drew Crawford of Kingston, TN

A Host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends Monday, March 8, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary.

Funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. William (Bill) Treadway officiating. Interment and graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, TN. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Onnis “Red” Golliher.    

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