He believed in the Holiness faith.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Snobie Middleton; and a brother, James Lee Middleton; one grandson, Alexander James Lee Middleton; his grandparents, John and Bertha Middleton and Ransom and Polly Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Middleton, Tazewell, Tenn.; his father, Johnny Middleton, Verda; five children: Jacquelin Elaine Canady, Harlan; Cindy Lynn Lane, Julie Ann Middleton, Amy Michelle Middleton and Rachel May, all of Tazewell, Tenn.; three brothers: Jerry Walter Middleton, Verda; Henry Otis Middleton, Verda; and Kerry Middleton, Tazewell, Tenn.; four sisters: Anna Belle McQueen an wife, Earl, Lejunior; Flossie Smith and husband, Gil, Somerset; Jessie Anita Perry and husband, Perry, Tazewell, Tenn.; and Doshia Fannie Riddle, Verda; and seven grandchildren: Jacob, Rhianon, Alexandria, Don, Jordan, Miranda and Kelly; a special aunt, Dosha Middleton, Verda; and a host of other relatives.
Visitation was at Johnny Middleton's home in Verda on Sunday.
Funeral services were conducted Monday at Middleton's home. The Rev. Gary Grubbs officiated.
Burial followed in the Turner Cemetery in Verda.
Family and friends will served as pallbearers.
Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.