Herman Maples

June 22, 1914 ~ April 26, 2014 (age 99)


Herman Maples, age 99, of South Knoxville, died Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the family home. He was a US Army Veteran, serving honorably in World War II, and earning a Purple Heart. Herman enjoyed the outdoor life and loved to fish. He will be remembered as a wonderful father and friend. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Maples; 9 brothers and sisters. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Barbara Maples of Heiskell; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Mike Hedden of Louisville, Martha and Robert Kasper of Seymour, Vanessa and Allen Finney, Trudy and Randy Jones, all of Knoxville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren. A special thanks to Devin Conard for his care. Funeral Service will be 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in the Dotson Wildwood Chapel with Mike & Karen Hedden, officiating. Interment will be 11:00 AM Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Stock Creek Cemetery with full Military Honors. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at Dotson Funeral Home. Memorial Donations may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 4035, Maryville, TN 37802. Online Condolences may be sent to Arrangements by Dotson Funeral Home, 4838 Wildwood Road(1/2 mi. off Hwy. 411), Wildwood. (865-984-5959)

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