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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Sunday December 19th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Monday December 20th, 2021

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Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery
Monday December 20th, 2021

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Pete Vermillion

Pete Vermillion, age 55 of Kingsport, entered eternal rest surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 16, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born in Kingsport on May 8, 1966, a son of the late Fred and Barbara Vermillion, and had resided in this area his entire life. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith. Pete will be remembered as a loving and devoted companion of 34 years, dad, papaw, brother and friend who loved to coon hunt, drive, going on vacation and spending time with his family.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Helen and Nick Collins, and Liz and Oscar Vermillion; and sister, Brenda Vermillion.

Pete is survived by his companion of 34 years, Tonya; 2 daughters, Brittany Vermillion and Jonathan, and Summer Vermillion and Hunter; twin sons, Houstin and Austin Vermillion; 3 grandchildren, Bradly, Landon and Gracelynn; mother, Barbara Byers (Harold); sister, Patricia Collins; brothers, Terry Vermillion (Amy); special uncle, Suel Collins and wife, Belle; mother-in-law, Carolyn; sister-in-law, Karen; brother-in-law, Johnny; special friends, Ronnie Rines and Johnny Hilton; special nephew, Dylan Rines; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 pm on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.

The funeral service will be held at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home on Monday at 1:00 pm with Pastor Ed Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

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Pete,you are loved and missed so very much.You were always helping anyone that you could and we all will remember your kindness to each and everyone. R.I.P.and Fly High.God gained another Angel.

Carolyn Dunn Dec 22 2021 8:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Pete Vermillion

Carolyn Dunn Dec 22 2021 8:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Pete Vermillion

Brittany Vermillion Dec 21 2021 11:32 AM

Pete, I love you more than you every know this does not seem real after being together forever it's going to be hard to go on without you I know you will be watching over me and the kids.The boy's are really taking it hard
I told them know matter what he will always be with you and I told them that you was not in any pain no more .Pete I love you so much and I will see you soon I wish god didn't take you so soon ,but god always knows what best now you are in heaven and we will be together soon I love you pete more than you ever know love always Tonya

Tonya Dec 21 2021 2:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Pete Vermillion

Tonya Dec 21 2021 1:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Pete Vermillion

Tonya Dec 20 2021 10:07 AM

I'm very sorry for your loss. May God give you strength during this most difficult time.

Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted"

Donna Light Dec 20 2021 8:11 AM

My condolences to the family. Pete will be dearly missed.

Love, Uncle Donnie

Donald Vermillion Dec 20 2021 8:05 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you, Pete was a great man and will always be missed but never forgotten ❤

Vonda Hobbs Dec 19 2021 5:36 PM

Houstin and Austin, I am so sorry for your loss. I've missed you all at school and have thought about you every day. I will see you at school. If you need anything, please let us know.

DeeDee Galliher Dec 19 2021 3:58 PM

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