Terry Gardner, age 55 of Maryville, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Life Care of Blount County. Terry was a 1984 graduate of Heritage High School. He was a Maintenance Supervisor of Plants 203 and 204 at Denso, with 30 years of service. Terry was the coach of the Heritage High School Shooting Team, an official with the USA swimming and GKAISA for 10 years and started the Archery Club at Maryville Junior High School. He enjoyed hiking, hunting, bow fishing, and spending time with his family. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Harry and Odell Gardner, Carl and Ramona Akins. Survived by his wife of 31 years, Denise King Gardner; daughter and son-in-law, Mallory Gardner Feigl and Tobias Feigl; son, William Gardner; parents, Lee and Beryl Gardner; brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Tracy Gardner; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Buster and Sandy King; nieces and nephew, Devon and Hannah Gardner, Morgan Gardner. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Broadway United Methodist Church Brown Food Pantry, 309 E. Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37804. Family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Grandview Pavilion with a Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM. Family and friends will assemble at 3:00 PM for Interment at Piney Level Church Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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