March 19, 2013

Bobby Joe Inman, 73, of Middlesboro, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born in Middlesboro on May 22, 1939 a son of the late Dewey and Ruth Butler Inman. He had been a mechanic at Cumberland Ford for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Beverly Harrell Inman; daughter, Bobbie Ruth Bible; step son, Charles Sweat; brothers and sisters, Johnny Inman, Ronnie Inman, Shirley Hembree, Margie Green, Betty Smitty and Earl Inman.

Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Virginia Brooks Inman; children, Tony and Margaret Jones, Kathy and Eddie Buttery, Robbie and Becky Inman, Mickie and Neal Smith and Cindy and Doug Bayless; step-children, James Sweat, Clarence and Kim Sweat, Glenn and Melissa Sweat and Lori and Donald Coots; he was blessed with a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill and Opal Inman and Danny Inman and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services will be 6:00 p.m. Tuesday 19, at Binghamtown Baptist Church with Rev. William Boyd Bingham. Burial will follow in the Oakview Cemetery , Middlesboro. At his request, Mr. Inman was cremated.

The family will receive friends at Binghamtown Baptist Church prior to the services.

Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center , Pineville, is honored to serve the Inman Family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guest register at www.arnettsteele.com.