January 27, 1921 - December 24, 2019
Orval Lee Quisenberry, 98, a long-time resident of Kingsport, TN went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Orval was born January 27, 1921, in Gary, WV. At the age of eighteen, he moved to Kingsport to work for Eastman Kodak Company. Orval worked in the Engineering Division for forty-six years before retiring. Throughout his life, he was a competitive table tennis player having won numerous state awards and the National Gold Medal at the Senior Olympics at the age of seventy. He continued to play locally at the Eastman Recreation Center and the Kingsport Senior Center. Orval was a strong man of faith and held high Christian morals. He was a member of Higher Ground Baptist Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir for over thirty years. Health and nutrition were an integral part of his long life. He was a loving husband for sixty-six years to Helen Loraine Quisenberry until her passing in 2007. In addition to his wife, Orval was preceded in death by his parents, Orval L. Quisenberry, Sr. and Cora Lee Spraker Quisenberry. Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Stephen Quisenberry, David Quisenberry and wife, Pat; grandchildren, Amy Wilkinson, Brian Quisenberry and wife, Kristen, Andrew Quisenberry and wife, Tracy, Eric Quisenberry and wife, Brittany; great-grandchildren, Bella, Emma, Camille and David Robert; siblings, Marvella Busick, William Quisenberry and Jean Ledger and husband, Jerry. The family will receive friends Sunday, December 29, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 pm at Higher Ground Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2:00 pm with Dr. Ronnie Owens officiating. Music will be provided by the H.G.B.C. choir. The Graveside Service will follow in the Garden of Devotion at Oak Hill Memorial Park. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Higher Ground Baptist Church, 1625 Lynn Garden Drive, Kingsport, TN 37665. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.oakhillfh.com The care of Orval Lee Quisenberry and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.
Orval Lee Quisenberry, 98, a long-time resident of Kingsport, TN went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Orval was born January 27, 1921, in Gary, WV. At the age of eighteen, he moved to Kingsport to work... View Obituary & Service Information
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