US Air Force

SMSgt Joe Bounds

January 27, 1933 ~ October 22, 2021 (age 88)

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Frankie ‘Joe’ Bounds, 88 of Seymour passed away on October 22, 2021. He retired as a SMSgt from the 134th Air Refueling Group at McGhee Tyson Air Base. If you ever met him, you know what a special person he was. He lived life to the fullest every day. Joe was a member of St John UMC for 64 years where he spent much of his spare time helping with building maintenance. He was also a member of Rockford Masonic Lodge #469. He was preceded in death by son, Steve Bounds. Survived by wife of 67 years, Barbara Bounds; Daughters, Tari (Steve) Ayers and Traciey (Robert) Davis; Daughter-in-law Kim Bounds; Six Grandchildren; 8 Great-Grandchildren; Sister, Gail (Hugh) Loveday. Memorial Services will be at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 2201 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN. on November 2nd, at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St John UMC, Maryville, TN.  Cremation Done ProperlyTM under the care of Dotson Funeral Home, Wildwood.  (865-984-5959) Online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service
November 2, 2021

2:00 PM
East TN Veteran's Cemetery
2200 E. Governor John Sevier Hwy.
Knoxville, TN 37920

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