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Rogers B Smith Jr

May 22, 1946 — May 9, 2023




Rogers Burchelle Smith, Jr., age 76, of Knoxville, TN, gained his angel wings on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Rogers loved to work on cars and fishing. He was a Marine veteran.

Preceded in death by parents, Rogers Smith, Sr. and Ruth Smith; brother, J.D. Smith; sister, Rogina Smith

Survived by wife, Ann Smith; children, Tammy (Kenny) Comerford, Amber (Scott) McMillan, Rogers (Leah) Smith III ; sisters Helen (Don) Widby and Evelyn (Gene) Gibson; sister-in-law, Sherry Smith; stepchildren, Ashley Grigsby, Amy (Charles) Zemp and Chris Zemp; grandchildren, Rogers Smith IV, Eli, Theo, Chloe, Angel, Autumn, Alyssa, Alexis, Alex, Lexi; many other grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. Timothy Patru and Becky Haynes for their amazing care.

The family is to receive friends on Monday, May 15, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel. On Tuesday, May 16, 2023  friends and family will meet at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel by 11:30 AM for a procession escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders to East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery (John Sevier Hwy) for a 12:30 PM graveside service officiated by Rev. Steve Williams. Online condolences may be made at

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Service Schedule

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Monday, May 15, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

East Tenennee Veterans Cemetery John Sevier Highway


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