Howard Dale Wellborn

Published 11:21 am Friday, January 27, 2023

Howard Dale Wellborn, 63, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was born June 12, 1959 to the late Howard Thomas and Grace Estep Wellborn.
After graduation from high school Howard enlisted in the United States Army where he served for three years. He then enlisted in the Tennessee National Guard 776th and then deployed to the Gulf War. He retired as a security guard.
Howard was an officer in the Moose Lodge. He loved sports, racing, football and baseball. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Niles Wellborn; two step-children, Charlett Coffey and Robert J. Coffey; eight grandchildren including a special grandson, Dylan Ray; one great-grandson; one sister, Robin Herman and husband Paul; his special nieces, Chelsea Peters and Cara Boulanger; one great-nephew, Raylan Boulanger; and several cousins.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, January 30, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Family and friends are requested to meet at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Wellborn family.

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