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Kenny Sartain

January 14, 1968 — January 7, 2021

Born in Nashville, TN on January 14, 1968 Departed on January 7, 2021 and resided in Springfield, TN Life Celebration: Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: ChapelWednesday January 13, 2021 11:00am to 12:00pmVisitation: Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: ChapelTuesday January 12, 2021 4:00pm to 8:00pmVisitation: Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: ChapelWednesday January 13, 2021 9:00am to 11:00am

Kenneth Wayne ("Kenny" "Big Foot") Sartain, age 52 of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

He was born on January 14, 1968 to Martine Yeargin and the late Louis L Sartain, Jr. in Nashville and is a 1986 graduate of White Creek High School. He worked for the last 25 years as a land surveyor and was the field crew manager for Gam Engineering.

Kenny enjoyed races at Highland Rim and the Nashville Fair Grounds. Memories of fishing trips to the lake and numerous beach vacation were just some of the many memories shared. He loved to help other when they fell on hard times. Kenny was truly someone you could depend on no matter the situation. He was an outstanding cook and grill master, carpenter and mechanic on older cars.

Kenny was a beloved son, husband, dad, granddaddy and friend.

In addition to his father, Louis L. Sartain, Jr. Kenny is preceded in death by his sister, Jeannie L. Sartain.

He is survived by his wife Wilma B. Sartain; children, Dylan L. Sartain and Rebecca (Chris Prisco) Sartain; mother, Martine Yeargin and Judi Sartain; stepchildren, Jessie (Jaye) Ivy, Harley Sartain and Erin Buttrey; grandson, Wyatt Ivy; nephews, Chris (Amelia) Sartain and Cody Sartain; niece, Brittany Jones and dear friend, Valuxsa & Brandon Scott, Michael House and Mike Christopher.

A Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 11am with Brother David Estes officiating at Springfield Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 2pm in the Sartain Cemetery in Manchester, TN with Brandon Scott, Michael House, Bobby Dixon, Jeremy Moore, Josh Butterworth, Mike Christopher, Marty Birdwell and Jaye Ivy serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 12th from 4-8pm then again on Wednesday from 9am until the time of service. Online condolences can be made at

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437

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