Kenneth Wayne “Kenny” Batts, 72, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday June 23, 2019 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday June 26th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Carroll and Tim Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Cody Haywood, Ed Luke, Jerry Nash, Don Dixon, Steven Dixon, and David Lowe serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Russ Beard, Chester Whitaker, and the staff of Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Kenny was born April 7, 1947 in Maury County to the late Jack and Mildred Hutchison Batts. He was retired from the maintenance department of Robertson County Government. After retirement, he worked as a funeral assistant with Robertson County Funeral Home. Kenny loved camping, playing his guitar, and car racing. He was of the Methodist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: Ronnie Batts.
Kenny is survived by his wife: Carrie Early Batts, of whom he would be married to 34 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019, by his son: Kenneth Batts, Jr., of Culleoka, his daughters: Christina Fuller of Mt. Pleasant and Rhonda Haywood of Louisville, his bonus children: Don Dixon, Steven Dixon, and David Lowe all of Springfield, the mother of his children: Mary James of Culleoka, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 3 bonus grandchildren, and 3 bonus great grandchildren.
The family request if so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to a charity of your choice