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• LUNA, Floyd Douglas “Loonie,” age 72,
of Knoxville passed away June 16, 2012, in Birmingham, Ala. Loonie was a heavy equipment operator for many years. He was a loving, husband, father and grandfather, and was loved by all. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Gayle Luna; daughters, Teresa Locke, Tracy Luna (Warren Sanders); 6 grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Merita Jackson and husband Ed; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Kyle Luna, Clarence and Evelyn Luna; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Saturday at Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel with the Rev. Randy Carver officiating. Interment followed at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Luna family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• FOREE, William Thomas “Tom,” age 93,
of Farragut, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012 at West Hills Health and Rehab after a long illness. Mr. Foree was a 62-year member of the Professional Golfers Association. During his career he worked at courses in Kentucky, Ohio and East Tennessee, including his first job at 19 at Green Meadow Country Club in Alcoa, then in later life as head pro at Fox Den Country Club and Willow Creek Golf Course and as assistant pro at Cedar Hills Golf Course in Lenoir City. As a teenager, he also helped his older brother, Lloyd Foree, who was pro at Holston Hills Country Club. Mr. Foree served in World War II as a navigator on B-24 bombers flying 27 missions, many of them over Germany. He earned the Air Medal, Three Oak Leaf Clusters, Eastern Theater Ribbon and three Battle Stars. He returned to Maryville to work at ALCOA. There he met his future wife, Louise Reynolds, a machinist third class. They were married March 27, 1946. He was born in Niota April 5, 1919. Siblings preceding him in death include brothers, Mel and Lloyd Foree; and sister, Glenna Foree. Mr. Foree is survived by his wife of 66 years, Louise Reynolds Foree; daughter, Suzanne Neal; a grandson; and son, Ron Foree; sister-in-law, Juanita Foree. Graveside service was Thursday, June 21, at Highland Memorial Cemetery off Sutherland Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Foree family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• EPPERSON, Michael “Mike” H., age 65,
of Knoxville passed away suddenly Wednesday June 20, 2012, at his home. Mike attended Apostles Anglican Church. He was born in Sweetwater and attended the University of Georgia. Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired employee of Lanier Worldwide/Ricoh after 39 years of service. Mike was an avid photographer and loved computers, woodworking and traveling. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Lucile Anthony Epperson. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Davis Epperson; sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Zeina Epperson, Jeffrey and Rebekkah Epperson; sister, Janice Allen; brother, Van Epperson; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Jimmy Guntharp, Jacque and Bob Newton; and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Sunday at Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel with the Rev. Jack King officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Epperson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DAVIES, John Russel “Russ,” age 83,
of Farragut, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Turkey Creek Medical Center. Russ was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He was a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. Russ retired with 28 years of service as a graphic designer at Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Russ was preceded in death by his parents, Ivor and Ethel Davies of Rhosllanrugog, North Wales; first wife of 40 years, Rita Brown Davies and numerous other family members. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Patricia Kerbyson-Davies; sister-in-law, Sister Joanna Brown; children and spouses, Andrea Davies-Nevill and Paul Nevill; sons, David and Lynne Davies, Mark and Diane Davies, Phil and Denise Davies and Edward (Ted) and Christine Davies, Karen and Bob Byrne, Kevin and Becky Kerbyson, Keith Kerbyson, Kenneth Kerbyson, Bruce Kerbyson, Brian Kerbyson, Kelli Kerbyson-Sanders and Eric Sanders; 28 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, June 22, 2012, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with Father Doug Owens, celebrant. A reception followed. Memorials may be made to: St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Family Life Center Building Fund. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Davies family. www.clickfuneralhome.com



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