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“Charlie was such a joyful person and a wonderful musician. I had the pleasure of working with him at the World's Fair in 1982 and many Mountain...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Kornrich - Sneedville, TN

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss of this Wonderful man He was a blessing to everyone that he came in contact with. He was always a jolly and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Ralph and Margaret Tindell - TN

“Charlie was a true gentleman, always thoughtful and kind. Many lives are richer for having known him. He gave generously of his precious time, his...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Pan and Brett Riggs - Chapel Hill, NC

“For many years I traveled to TN to see Charlie and Dorothy. I spent time with them in Washington as well. They met my daughter shortly after her...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: John Hatton - Pleasant Lake, MI

“I had the amazing honor of meeting Mr.Charlie while I worked for mobile meals. He was my first stop of the day and I always loved sitting in his...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Brandee Kilgore - Maryville, TN

“so sorry to hear of charlies passing. use to come to the homecomming at the museum every year. and listened to him many weekends on the porch of the...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: rosie thompson funkhouser - baker, WV

“We are sad about the passing of Mr. Charlie. His fiddling was a wonderful piece of Americana. Always appreciated at the Breakin' Up Winter, he...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Darlyne Kent - Nashville, TN

“I was blessed to have known Charlie Acuff, I shared the stage with him as well as the cabin porch many a time through the years at the Museum of...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Tony Thomas - Clinton, TN

“Precious memories, How they linger, Charlie left a smile and a tune with all he met. Imagine the jam session going on in heaven tonight. Our lives...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Randy and Patsy Weiler - TN


Charlie Boyd Acuff age 93 of Alcoa passed away Friday, November 22, 2013 at Asbury Place. He was a noted fiddler. Charlie retired from ALCOA with over 40 years of service. Preceded in death by: Wife, Dorothy Wallace Acuff; Son, Randall Howard Acuff; Parents, Evart & Reva Acuff; Brother, Gale Acuff; Sisters, Imelda Nicely and Marie Chambers. Survivors include: Sons, Boyd Acuff and Gordon Acuff & wife Shirley; Grandchildren, Miranda Baker, Ryan Acuff, Laura Acuff; Step-Granddaughters, Donna, Lisa, Janie; Great-Grandchildren, Keagan & Carter Baker, Ashley, Autumn, Cody; Great-Great-Grandchild, Shelby; Special musician friend, Juanita Johnson. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Family and friends will assemble for interment at 3:00 PM, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com.