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Robert Michael (Mike) Pleasant

December 3, 1952 — October 12, 2022

Robert Michael (Mike) Pleasant

Robert Michael (Mike) Pleasant, 69, of Telford, passed away October 12, 2022, at his home. Mike was born in Sullivan County and his family moved to Rockford, IL when he was about two years old. He returned to the Tri-Cities area in his early twenties. Mike was a member of the Army Reserves. He worked for Tri-City Towel & Linen before becoming a farmer in 1987, in Washington County. Mike was a caring person and always ready to help someone in need. He enjoyed working on antique cars, working on the farm, watching NASCAR races, and traveling, especially out west.


Mike was preceded in death by his parents, James Hancel and Edith Estep Pleasant; brother, Rick Pleasant; sister, Lesia Pleasant; aunt, Helen Carpenter; and special cousin, Teresa Carpenter.


Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Betty Pleasant; brothers-in-law Ralph Horne of Greeneville and Fred (Jane) Horne, of Kingsport; sisters-in-law Neta (Steve) Vance, Margie Larkins, both of Kingsport, Stacey Overbay, of Lake Junaluska, NC; cousins, Cindy Carpenter of Kingsport, Jeff & Robin Carpenter of Fall Branch; and several nieces and nephews.


Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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Graveside Service

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Emory United Methodist Church

5109 Memorial Blvd, Kingsport, TN 37664

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