John Calvin Teffteller II (Teffy) age 79, of Maryville, TN went to be with the Lord on December 4, 2022 peacefully at the family home. John was a 1961 graduate of Porter High School. He briefly attended the University of Tennessee and then served his country with The Army National Guard. He retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company after 40 years. John was preceded in death by: parents, Ernie & Ora Teffteller; brother, Howard Teffteller; infant son. Survivors include: wife of 57 years, Patricia Lancaster Teffteller; brother, Charlie Teffeteller; children, Alison Tate, Margaret (Todd) Shaffer, and Virginia (Tim) Tucker, John (Imelda) Teffteller, Jimmy Teffteller, Mariam, Alex, Kevin, Michael and Adley Teffteller, Editha Mitchell; “Baby bird”, 17 grandchildren and just as many great-grandchildren. As well as others who were dear to his heart, Minh Nguyen, Michael (Hiep) Vo, Snow Jackson, Jemps Maignan, and the many wonderful neighbors on Sentell Circle and countless others. Throughout John’s life, he served his community through various outreach ministries and invited many people into his home through World Vision and foster care. As a teenager, he enjoyed working on cars and drag racing. In his later life he continued to work on classic cars and remodeling homes. His family and friends remember him as a man of great faith who deeply loved the Lord and his family. John touched many lives throughout his life and loved just as many. Family will receive friends from 11:30AM until 1:30PM, Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Smith West Chapel. Funeral service will be at 1:30PM with Rev. Larry Tate officiating. Family and friends will assemble for entombment at 3:00PM, Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Grandview Mausoleum Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithfuneralandcremation.com.