- June 4, 1951 - February 10, 2009
- Maryville, Tennessee
of Harold's Passing
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Smith Funeral & Cremation Service
Rev. Harold "Duke" Word age 57 of Maryville, passed away Monday, February 9, 2009 at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Knob Road Baptist Church. Duke was a former truck driver and was a great father, husband, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Survivors include: Wife, Trudy Word; Son & Daughter-in-law, Jonathan & Courtney Word of Ft. Campbell, KY; Son, Tom McKelvey; Daughter, Angela Webb; Stepsons, Ronnie Hightower of Texas and George Anderson of Maryville; Daughter, Abraxas Muir of Texas; 8 Grandchildren; Brother & Sister-in-law, Bill & Essie Word of FL and Lester & Sharon Word, Maryville; Sister & Brother-in-law, Janice & Carl Cole of Knoxville; Sister-in-law, Connye Walls of FL and Carol Swafford of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. At his wishes, a memorial service will be held at his home at 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2009. Memorial donations can be made to Mrs. Word to help with final expenses.