SILVEY, ELGENE FREDRICK (TUT) - age 93, of Kingston, originally of Harriman formerly of Naples, Florida, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013, at his home. He was a member of Centerpointe Community Church in Naples, Florida. Tut served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and was a recipient of two Purple Hearts. Past president and CEO of Harriman Welding Supply, an avid golfer and University of Tennessee fan and follower of Jesus Christ. Preceded in death by father, Fred B. Silvey; mother, Marie Silvey; brothers, Walter and William Silvey. Survived by wife, Myra Silvey; sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and Carolyn Silvey, Thomas and Josephine Silvey; grandchildren, Bryan, Carolyn and Jean Silvey. Memorial service 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2013, in the Kyker Chapel with Rev. Bill Keele officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1729 Harriman Highway Harriman, TN 37748. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Sept. 1, 2013
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