Mr. Minard (Rooster) Abernathy Jr., 86, of Pulaski died June 14, 2022, at his residence.
Mr. Abernathy was born Dec. 5, 1935, in Pulaski and was a devoted husband. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He loved his family, fixing bicycles and going hunting and fishing. He was a licensed taxidermist and worked for Pulaski Electric System, Moonglo Drive-in, Genesco, Giles County Hospital and Westhill School. He enjoyed watching wrestling and most of all spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by wife Mardra Abernathy; parents, Minard Abernathy Sr. and Ruthie Douglas; son Wesley Brown and daughter Amanda Abernathy.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 25, from 11 a.m.-noon at Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at noon. Burial will be in the Middle TN Veterans Cemetery.
Bennet-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include daughters, Sheila McCollom of Pulaski, Sherryl Brown of Nashville; sons, Minard Abernathy III, John Abernathy, both of Pulaski; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins.