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Delbert James Sexton

Delbert Sexton age 67 of Winfield, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at the Baptist Health of Corbin.

In keeping of Delbert's wishes, a private burial was held shortly after his passing.

He was born February 9, 1954 in Oneida, Tennessee to the late Albert James Sexton and Elma (Jeffers) Sexton. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Jean Sexton.

Surviving family include his wife, Shirley Phillips; daughters, Delecia Miller (husband, Dale) of Norma, Tennessee, and Danessa Dixon (husband, Dan) of North Carolina; and grandchildren, Jordan Dixon, Mazie Grace Dixon, and Meena Dixon.

Delbert was a member of the Lower Marsh Creek Church. He spent his life working as a truck driver and was a Police Officer in Knoxville for several years. Delbert also served as a guard at the Bushy Mountain Prison. During his personal time, he enjoyed playing spades, held a black belt in Karate, and was a Mason.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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April Taylor Jul 31 2021 1:34 PM

So sorry for your loss. In our prayers for peace and comfort. Larry and Loretta Adkins

LORETTA ADKINS Jul 22 2021 9:44 AM

Dear Shirley and family,
So sorry to learn of Delbert's passing. He was truly a fighter during his recent health challenges. Prayers for your strength and comfort during this time.
Jan Scates RN - former employee Tennessee Plateau Oncology - Huntsville

Janice Scates Jul 21 2021 11:52 PM