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Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home & Lynnhurst Cemetery

2300 West Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Chief Pat Edward Cureton

February 24, 1937January 5, 2020
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Chief Pat Edward Cureton, age 82 of Seymour, TN, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020. Chief Cureton retired from the City of Knoxville Fire Department after 40 years of service. He was the Director of Emergency Services for the 1982 Worlds Fair in Knoxville, TN and the 1984 Worlds Fair in New Orleans, LA. He was a Wing Commander in the United States Air Force Reserves.

Preceded in death by his daughter Patricia L. Dyer. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Joline K. Cureton, daughter Diana L. Cureton (Candie Fox), grandsons Zachary A. Crass (Whitney) and Alex Dyer, great-granddaughter Eliza Crass, son-in-law Scott Dyer, brother Bruce Cureton, sister Linda Wynn (Butch).

Family and friends will gather at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr., Knoxville, Tennessee, 37918 Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 1:45pm to 3:45pm with a Celebration of Life to follow at 4:00pm. Services by Foster Arnett, Rev. Gibbs Hammond, Rev. Paul Trumpore, City of Knoxville Fire Department Honor Guard. There will be a private scattering of cremains, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission of Hope or the charity of your choice. Friends may visit www.berrylynnhurst.com for more information.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 11, 2020

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Betty Smith Norman

January 12, 2020

Dear Joline, I don't know if you remember me from Washington Pike Baptist Church, but I just wanted to express my sorrow at your loss and say hello. I pray great comfort and peace will be yours during the days ahead. Betty Jo Smith Norman

Diana Crass

January 10, 2020

Diana Crass

January 10, 2020

Diana Crass

January 10, 2020

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Diana Crass

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Pam Kirthlink

January 10, 2020

Thinking of the family at this time. OES

Diana Crass

January 9, 2020

Diana Crass

January 9, 2020

Diana Cureton

January 9, 2020

Gary French

January 9, 2020

I worked with Eddy in the Fire Dept. And under him at the World Fair. He was a great leader, I had great respect for his leadership, very professional . Every thing he did was top notch, a great man.

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