William (Bill) C. Grizzle Sr.

Aug. 08, 2013 @ 11:58 PM

William (Bill) C. Grizzle Sr., age 89, of Sevierville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army and served in World War II.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie T. Grizzle and his second wife, Jeanne L. Grizzle, and brother, Stanaly Grizzle.

Survivors include his children: William C. Grizzle, Jr. and wife Nancy, Barbara Thomas and husband Craig, Ernest Grizzle and wife Colleen, Kathy Klenn and husband Chuck, John Grizzle and wife Huong: step-children: Dennis Brown and wife Billie Jo, Terry Brown and wife Kyla, Kathleen Vale and husband Gil; Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and great-great-great grandchildren; Brothers: Glenn Grizzle and wife Phyllis, Leonard Grizzle and wife Ruth Ann; Sisters: Rovene Grizzle, Bonnie McAdams and husband Jim; Special loving friends: Pam Brooks, Dr. Ann Horstmann, Bob and Barbara McCarter, Ellen Ricardo.

Thank you to the wonderful staff at Caris Hospice for their outstanding care. Special thank you to granddaughter, Vicky Flynn, for her loving care, compassion and dedication while being his personal nurse his last few weeks.

Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 104, P.O. Box 4242, Sevierville, TN 37864.

The family will receive friends 5-8 PM Sunday with a funeral service to follow at 8 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Portier officiating. A eulogy will be delivered by Dr. Ann Horstmann. Entombment 12 PM Monday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens with military honors provided by American Legion Post 104. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.