Clyde Holsomback, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, after recently and most excitingly celebrating his 95th birthday. Born in Ellijay, GA on November 30, 1926. At the age of 2 his family moved to Maryville, TN. He served in the Navy during WWII. After the war he went to Auto Body Repair Training on the GI Bill. He owned and operated Holsomback Body Shop from 1950 to 2008 (58 years), before retiring at the age of 80. His customers became friends and he considered them family. A member of First Baptist Church Maryville. His love of boating the TN River was well known in our area including boating to most UT Football home games until his health declined. Preceded in death by parents, William Walter and Ella Mae Bunch Holsomback; sisters, Tennie Lee Keener, Jewell Bradshaw, Irene Welch; brothers, J.W. and D.C. Holsomback; grandson, Freddie Gibson; granddaughter, Leanne Holsomback. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann Carol Holsomback; daughters, Kellie and husband, Tom Moths, Patricia Ann Morton; grandchildren, Travis Moths and fiance, Brianna Jackson, Scarlet Jones, Ann Morton, Jack Morton; special great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. The family has requested no flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to your favorite charity. Friends may call at their convenience from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Tuesday, December 28, 2021 and Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Smith Chapel. The family will have a private Inurnment at East Maryville Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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