Epifanio Bordes, age 85 of Gatlinburg, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012. Born on February 25, 1927, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the late John C. and Mary Andollina Bordes, Epi married Celeste Wilson Bordes on February 8, 1948. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he was cherished by his family and will be dearly missed. Epi was a member of the American Legion for 61 years.
His survivors include his: daughters, Peggy A. Kelly, Renée B. Huskey; son-in-law, Richard Kelly; grandchildren, Christine Cappadona and husband P.J., Gabriel Bordes, Brendan Kelly and wife, Mollie, Mariah Farmer and husband Andrew, Christopher Kelly; 5 great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2012, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Joseph Brando officiating. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.