Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to right sidebar Skip to footer


Kevin Courtner, age 36, of Butler, TN passed away unexpectedly on Friday July 4, 2014 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
He was born on September 26, 1977 in Johnson County to Edward Courtner and Lestie Cordell Courtner.
Kevin worked as a Millwright and loved his job. He always liked to work and stay busy. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Kevin loved his family dearly and his children meant everything to him. He will truly be missed. His easy going way made everyone around him feel comfortable with being his friend.
Kevin is survived by his wife Kirsten Stout Courtner, sons: Matthew Courtner and Jacob Courtner all of Butler, TN; step-daughter, Haylee Fivecote; father and mother: Edward ‘Eddie’ Courtner and Lestie Courtner of Butler, TN; brothers: Scott Courtner and wife Renee and Joseph ‘JR’ Courtner and wife Jennifer; grandmother, Violet Phillips; aunts: Ella Mae Smith, Dolores Jones, Pansy Laws and husband Ronnie; uncles: Gary Cordell, Roger Cordell, Gerald Cordell, Robert Courtner and wife Anita; nieces: Tequila Courtner, Brandy Courtner, and Amber Courtner; nephews: Allen Courtner, Michael Bryant, and Michael Courtner; very special friend, Brother Greg Thompson.
Funeral services were conducted at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from the Midway Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Greg Thompson officiating. Music was provided by Phil and Wendy Arnold. The family received friends from 5-6:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Graveside service and interment followed from the Midway Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roger Cordell, Gary Cordell, Brian Rainbolt, Joseph Courtner, Scott Courtner, Tyler Thompson, and Allen Courtner. Honorary pallbearers were Brad Wilson, Curt Wilson, Bobby Stout, and Jason Pass.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of his parents, Eddie & Lestie Courtner, 209 Cotton Lane, Butler TN.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at
The family of Kevin James Courtner has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.