Junior Deshazier was born on April 14, 1948 in Hardin County, Tennessee, the son of the late Gilbert Leslie and Ruby Jones Deshazier.
On April 10, 1971, he was united in marriage to Nettie Tanner, who survives.
Mr. Deshazier worked as a grinder operator at Rose's Sawmill. He enjoyed going fishing and hunting.
Junior Deshazier departed this life on January 29, 2023 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 74 years, 9 months, and 15 days.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nettie Deshazier of Savannah, Tennessee; daughters, Rebecca Franks of Savannah, Tennessee and Tracy Brown and her husband Robert of Bethel Springs, Tennessee; brother, G.O. Deshazier and his wife Carla of Adamsville, Tennessee; sisters, Inez Wilkerson and her husband Johnny and Christine Melson and her husband Ben, all of Savannah, Tennessee; grandchildren, Brittany Talley and Tyler Crotts; and great grandchild, Jase Talley.
In addition to his parents, Junior was preceded in death by his sisters, Edith Logan and Ethel Mae Morris and brother, Wheeler Deshazier.