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Steven Wayne Tester, age 46, of Mt. Carmel, Tennessee and formerly of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. He was born on August 23, 1965 to Frank Tester and Barbara Thompson Dunn. Steven was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hunter and Vista Thompson and Lon and Ora Tester and a half-brother, Matthew Wesley Dunn. He was employed at Jacobs Field Services as a welder and pipe fitter.
He loved outdoor sports, especially fishing. Above all, Steven had a tremendous love for his son, Ethan. He also loved his grandparents very much and always enjoyed spending time with them.
Steven is survived by his father and step-mother, Frank and Laura Tester of Mountain City, TN; his mother, Barbara Thompson Dunn and fiancé Frank Andrews of Unicoi, TN; son, Ethan Wayne Tester of Mountain City, TN; sister and brother-in-law, Linda Woods and husband Brad of Mountain City, TN; half brother, Michael Styers of Nashville, TN and one niece, Savannah Lewis.
The family received friends from 2-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2012 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with a memorial service following at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Jim Norman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at
The family of Steven Wayne Tester has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.