Bobby Doyle Coppenger, age 86 of Maryville, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, after a long illness. Bobby was a lifelong resident of Blount County. He retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company with 33 years of service and was a member of the 25-Year Club. Following his retirement at Alcoa Aluminum Company, he worked 13 years at Smith Mortuary. He was a hard working man and wanted everything done right. He was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder, member of the Blount County Officials Association for 25 years, member of Blount County Republican Executive Committee, and served in the Army National Guard.
Preceded in death by: parents, Ross and Bessie Coppenger; brothers, Ross Coppenger, Jr. and Glee Coppenger (and wife Jean).
Survivors include: wife of 66 years, Juretta Bright Coppenger; daughter, Dr. Alisa Teffeteller and son-in-law, Mike Teffeteller; sister-in-law, Mary Coppenger; brother-in-law, Richard Bright (Anna); nephews, Dr. Royston Coppenger, Tom Coppenger, and Chris Bright; nieces, Sheryl Coppenger, Angie Harper, Buffy Arms, and Betsy Ogle. A special thank you to Dr. Ousama Dabbagh, Dr. Mahdi Budayr, and Dr. Neal Atchley for all their care, and for friends of the Everett High School Class of 1956. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 23, 2023 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM with Rev. Ronnie Longmire officiating. Family and friends will assemble for interment at 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 23, 2023 at Grandview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to: First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1301 East Broadway Ave. Maryville, TN 37804. We love you daddy. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.