Joel Giffin Obituary

Joel David Giffin
Joel David Giffin

July 22, 1937 - October 20, 2017
Born in Maryville, TN
Resided in Maryville, TN

Obituary

Joel David Giffin - age 80 of Maryville passed away Friday, October 20, 2017. He was a member of Carpenters Campground United Methodist Church. He was a proud graduate of Maryville High School (Class of 1955), received his BA degree from Maryville College, and his masters from the University of Tennessee. He was a teacher and coach for 43 years and school administrator and principal at Maryville Junior High School and Maryville Middle School for the last 21 years. Following retirement, he had his own educational consulting business and worked with schools systems in 44 states to improve education for all students. Preceded in death by his father and mother, Robert Cecil Giffin, Sr. and Bonnie Martin Giffin; brothers, R. C. Giffin, Jr. and Richard Lynn Giffin.

Survivors include his wife, Joann Riggs Giffin; daughters, Becky Giffin Tucker and Deana Giffin Bishop and her husband Roger Kenneth Bishop; proud grandfather of Logan Alexander Tucker, Caleb Giffin Tucker, Julia Kate Bishop, and Livy Rose Bishop all of Maryville; brother, Harry Roger Giffin of Fayetteville, TN.; sister-in-law, Erma Jones Giffin; several nieces and nephews; best companion, Daisy.

Family and friends will meet 11:00 AM Monday, October 23, 2017, at Carpenters Campground Cemetery for a graveside service with Rev. Bill Dixon officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Maryville City Schools Foundation, 402 Melrose St, Maryville, TN 37803 (www.maryvillecityschoolsfoundation.org)

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Visitation
Call at convenience at funeral home
220 W. Broadway Ave
Maryville, TN US 37803
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Graveside Service
Carpenters Campground Cemetery
US
Monday, October 23, 2017
11:00 AM
Burial
Carpenters Campground Cemetery
3538 Best Rd.
Maryville, TN US 37803
Monday, October 23, 2017
11:00 AM