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Kenneth Iwin Waddell, 76, of the Old Asheville Highway,
formerly of the Cedar Creek Community, passed away
Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Holston Valley Hospital from a
heart attack. He was born October 24, 1937.
He retired from Greene County Bus Garage after 28 years of
Mr. Waddell was of the Church of God faith.
He loved baseball, was an avid farmer until his health
declined. He was a man who could fix anything, even if he
didn't have a part to fix it with, he would make it. He loved
growing garden and sharing the bounty with friends and
neighbors. The love of his life was his grandchildren, but
above all: God.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernie and Pearl
Waddell; brother, Cloyd Waddell; and sister and brother-in-
law, Betty and James Rowe Fillers; two brothers-in-law,
Kenneth Collins and Ronnie Fox; and a nephew, Wendall
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Shirley Ricker
Waddell; son, Jeff Waddell; daughter and son-in-law,
Yvonne and Paul Renner; grandchildren, Joshua Iwin
Waddell, Chelsea Renner, and Kylie Renner; very special
friends of the family, Becky Summey, Mike, Julia, Heath,
and Rachel Crum; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Belle
Collins, Inez and Ronald Humphreys, Clara and R. B.
Humphreys, and Barbara Fox; brother and sister-in-law,
Kyle and Vickie Waddell; former sister-in-law, Joyce Carter;
several nieces and nephews; and numerous friends.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral
Following visitation, a Graveside Service will be held at
2 p.m., at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Jimmy
Fillers and Rev. Willis Bowers officiating. Pallbearers will be
Brian Fillers, Phillip Waddell, Danny Humphreys, Vincent
Fox, Richie Humphreys, Gary Collins, Joshua Waddell, and
Paul Renner. Honorary pallbearers are Buddy Seaton,
Andrew Renner, Danny Ball, Nolan Ricker, Jimmy Rodgers,
J. S. Fillers, Jim Rodgers, Curtis Wilhoit, Justin Merkel, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Susong, Nick, Rick, and Bryan, Caleb Shaw,
Randy Baxley and Gary Baxley, Fred Daniels, John R. Davis,
Minnis Waddell, David Crum, Glenn Renner, Johnny
Powers, Jerry Hopson, Eddie Dean Jennings, Dr. Lucille
Miller, Dr. Mark Emery, Dr. Michael O'dell, Bobby Fillers,
Wanda Folks, Roger Bowman, Norman Myers, Erskine
Johnson, Herman Presley, Bucky Ayers, EMS Staff, and
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