William Kermit Toungette, age 82 of Spring Hill, TN passed away September 3, 2022. He was born on April 8, 1940, to Marion and Irene Toungette.
Kermit was born and raised in Nashville, TN and graduated from Cohn High School where he played basketball, football and ran track. He continued school at David Lipscomb University where he ran on the track team. In 1976 Kermit married the “Love of His Life” Melinda and in 1978, moved to Franklin TN. Kermit taught school in Metro Nashville for 42 years where he coached basketball, football and soccer. He loved hunting on the family farm, Tennessee Volunteer sports, Titan’s football and Predators hockey. After retirement he continued teaching in Williamson County. Kermit loved traveling with his wife, this included cruises, traveling to four continents, 49 states and his yearly visit to Gatlinburg TN. He loved watching his children and later his grandchildren play sports, especially soccer. Kermit was also involved in the Davis Gorham Boys Camp. He was a deacon and founding member at Heritage Church of Christ.
Kermit is proceeded in death by his parents Marion and Irene Toungette along with a brother Thomas Walter.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Melinda Toungette, two sons Kermit Dawson Toungette and William Carter Toungette (Missy), daughter Melissa Eubanks (Dustin), grandchildren Pierce, Mason, Owen and Christian.
Visitation will be held at Heritage Church of Christ in Franklin on Friday September 9th from 6-8PM and Saturday from 10AM-12Noon with a short service after conducted by Lynnwood Cockerham (brother in law)
Heritage Church of Christ
1056 Lewisburg Pike
Franklin, TN 37064
Livestream of the service can be viewed at https://heritagecoc.org/william-kermit-toungette