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Walker E. Longmire, age 82 of Rutledge, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He attended Shiloh United Methodist Church and was a long-time owner/operator of a convenient store on Lakeshore Drive, and was a school bus driver. He loved his family and enjoyed being with his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Grace Longmire; wife Harriet Longmire; brothers Earl and (infant) Elmer Longmire; sister Norma Dene McElhaney; and infant grandson Conner Longmire. He is survived by his sons Ed (Ellen) Longmire; and Jeff Longmire; grandchildren Alex (Kaitlin), Lauren, Brett, Olivia, Elissa, and Alexa Longmire; brothers Conard (Blanche), Wendell, and Carl (Gladys) Longmire; sisters Minnie Greenlee, Ledena Roach, and Lois Anderson; and a host of other beloved family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Rutledge, with Memorial services to follow. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorials be made to either Shiloh UMC Cemetery or Fellowship Hall, in care of Ann Watson, 361 Combs Rd, Rutledge, TN 37861.
Special thanks are given to the Staff and Caregivers at Jefferson Park in Dandridge and to the ICU Team at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.