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Andrew "A.J." Stinnett

July 9, 1944 — April 15, 2024

Andrew Jackson Stinnett, affectionately known as "A.J." passed away peacefully on April 15, 2024, at a health care facility in Dayton, TN. Born on July 9, 1944, in Cleveland, TN.

Known for his love of ball games, A.J. served as an umpire and referee for basketball and softball, showcasing his passion for sports. He was a dedicated family man, surviving by his sons, Danny (Tinia) Stinnett and Dean (Amy) Stinnett, and his brother Billy (Drusilla) Stinnett.

A.J. was preceded in death by his loving wife of nearly 50 years, Shirlyn Stinnett and parents Alfred Stinnett and Stella Stinnett.

Among those left to cherish his memory are a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom brought immense joy and pride to A.J.'s life. Grandchildren: Daniel Stinnett (Beth), Whitney Crisp, Amber Stinnett, Kamea Stinnett, Kyra Woody (Michael), Brooklyn Stinnett, Kynlei Stinnett, Kaiya Stinnett, Tiffani Stamper (Lucas), Kimberly Griswold (Cody), Jill Sipe (Nick); great grandchildren: Madison, Avery, Jack, Josh, John, Rayelyn, Sutton, and Audrianna.

The funeral service to celebrate A.J.'s life will be held at Companion Funeral & Cremation Service in Cleveland on Friday April 19, 2024, at 11:00 am. Prior to the service, a visitation will take place on Thursday  April 18, 2024, from 4:00 pm until 8:00pm at the same location. He will be laid to rest following the service at Benton Memorial Gardens.

Join us as we honor and remember A.J. Stinnett, a man who touched the lives of many with his kindness, humor, and love for sports. In his memory, let us come together to commemorate a life well-lived and deeply cherished.

You are invited to share a personal memory of A.J. or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Stinnett family with these arrangements.

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Visitation

Thursday, April 18, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland

2415 Georgetown RD, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 19, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland

2415 Georgetown RD, Cleveland, TN 37311

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