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Dan Sinclair

Danny Harrison “Dan” Sinclair, 74, of Martin passed away 10:55 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Martin. Dr. Mike Sams  officiated. Burial followed in East Side Cemetery.
Visitation was held at First Baptist Church in Martin from 5-8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Tuesday.
Pallbearers were Sam Sinclair Jr., John Thomas Sinclair, Benjamin Sinclair, Bill Sinclair, Tommy Boroughs and Jerome Seymour.
Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Catalyst Missions, c/o First Baptist Church, 123 University Avenue, Martin, TN 38237.
Dan was born July 10, 1949, in Savannah, son of the late Louis Lee and Archie Marie (Harrison) Sinclair. He married Sherree (McMullen) Sinclair May 23, 1987.
Dan retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company after 40 years of service, where he was a quality control manager. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Martin, where he currently served as a trustee and was on the personnel committee, had served on various committees in the past and was part of the men’s ministry. Dan was a 50-year member of Martin Masonic Lodge 551, was a 50-year member of the Scottish Rite and a 50-year member of Al Chymia Shrine in Memphis. He was a former licensed auctioneer and had conducted numerous benefit auctions for churches and organizations. He was also a Master Gardener.
He is survived by his wife, Sherree Sinclair of Martin; his daughter and son-in-law, Lynsey and Jason Evans of Hendersonville; two grandchildren, Aubrey Evans and Declan Evans, both of Hendersonville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Sam Sinclair Sr. and wife, Donna, of Martin and Dr. Ben Sinclair and wife, Jackie, of Jackson; his mother-in-law, Dorothy McMullen of Union City; his niece and nephews, Melissa Scates and husband, Cory, of Murfreesboro, Sam Sinclair Jr. and wife, Chris, and Benjamin Sinclair and wife, Leslie, all of Union City, John Thomas Sinclair and wife, Amanda, of Hayden, Idaho, Jordan Sinclair and wife, Brittany, of Chattanooga and Joshua Sinclair of Decaturville; 18 great-nieces and nephews; and several cousins.
He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Paul McMullen; and one great-nephew, Owen Riley Sinclair.
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Published in The Messenger 2.21.23