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mcfadden_charles.cmykCharlie McFadden, age 79, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Mountain City Care Center. He was born February 9, 1937 to the late Wiley McFadden and Mary Richardson McFadden. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Tommy McFadden, Jake McFadden, and Jim McFadden; two sisters: Hazel Canter and Minnie Matheson; and special friend, Thelma Eastridge. Charlie attended South Side Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially walking and exploring caves, and going to flea markets. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include three daughters: Connie Hodge and husband Jason of Mountain City, Debbie Triplett of Mountain City, and Charlene Norris of Delaware; two sons: Dwayne Bo Atwood and wife Christy of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Jeff McFadden and wife Marilyn of Florida; sister, Della Potter of Elizabethton; two brothers: Joe McFadden and Dan McFadden both of Mountain City; and special friend Mark Triplett; seven grandchildren: Dwayne Canter, Brittney Arnold, Bronson Triplett, Ethan Atwood, Luke Atwood, J.J. Hodge, and AnnaRose Hodge; several other grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service was held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Dr. Daniel Jones officiating. The family received friends from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Graveside service and interment followed from the Canter-McFadden Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Dwayne Canter, Jason Hodge, Bronson Triplett, Dwayne “Bo” Atwood, Daniel Phipps, Doug McFadden, Rob McFadden, and Michael Hodge. Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Winters, Roger Stanley, and Daniel Fritz.
At other times friends may call the residence at 525 Adams Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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Professional services for the McFadden family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.