Conner Ryding, age 28, passed away on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at his home in Knoxville. He was kind, loving, and full of life. He loved fishing, spending time with his dog Bear, and his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Ryding; survived by parents, Wendi and Steve; siblings Casey (Nikki) and Caden; grandparents, Lynn and Jack Webb, Karen Ryding; aunts and uncles, Jennifer and Shane Childers, Julie and Eric Bruchman, Kirsten and David Ryding; cousins, Cadie and Cory Childers; John-Eric, Olivia, and Maggie Bruchman, and many more. Family and friends will gather between 5-6:30pm on Monday, January 31st, 2022 at Smithview Pavilion, 601 Smithview Drive, Maryville, TN 37803 for a celebration of life. Service will follow. Please join us in celebrating Conner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Smoky Mountain Animal Care Foundation— smacf.com. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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