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Johnny 'Big John' Lee Word
October 26, 1958 ~ October 4, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Johnny 'Big John' Lee Word, age 64, of Maryville, died Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at the family home. Johnny worked for Anderson Truss Company for 20+ years. He was a hard worker; strong and honest. He was a daddy to everybody and had a presence in the room.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Abner Word and Mildred Shaffer Word.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Patty Word; children, Adam Word, Mandy Randolph; stepchildren, Billy Holaday (Laura), Joey Holaday (Becky); Cathie Holaday; 13 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brother, Donnie ‘Haney’ Word; sisters, Wanda Boone(Rick), Emma ‘Susie’ Moore; nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbor Rick, and many friends.
Memorial Ceremony will be 3:00 PM Thursday, October 12, 2023 in the Dotson Wildwood Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM Thursday at Dotson Funeral Home. Cremation Done ProperlyTM under the care of Dotson Funeral Home, Wildwood (865-984-5959) Online Book of Memories- www.dotsonfuneralhome.com