Mr. Averitt was born October 27, 1936, in Montgomery County, son of the late Ira Carlton Averitt and Callie Averitt. Mr. Averitt was in the lumber business and retired as CEO of Averitt Hardwoods International. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, June McCarty Averitt; two sons, Kenny Averitt and David Averitt (Debbie); daughter, Leigh Averitt-Neperud (Eric); two brothers, Terry Averitt and Larry Averitt; grandchildren Caroline Averitt, Jay Averitt, Emily and Chris dial, Michael Martin and Callie Martin.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Bill Grabenstein and staff and to the staff of Asera Care Hospice.
Family and friends served as pallbearers. Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.