Ted Alan Judkins
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Ted Alan Judkins of Maryville, TN, who was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away at age 72, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. He had just defeated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma only to be overcome by COVID-19.
Ted was born on August 21, 1949, in Nashville, TN, to his mother, Evelyn Keith Allen, and father, William Jewel Judkins. He proudly served our country as a Marine in the Vietnam era. Ted worked in retail property management prior to his retirement in January 2016, at which time he became the successful business owner of a prosperous landscape and garden center. On January 27, 1983, he married Margaret Diane Maybery and together they raised her son, William Zackery Garcia.
Ted had a passion for the water. He loved camping, boating, skiing and fishing. Ted was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind and compassionate spirit. He was a gentle soul.
Ted is preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Keith Allen (Paul Allen); his father, William Jewel Judkins (Bobbie) and his sister, Karen Judkins Arrington.
Ted is survived by his wife, Diane; stepson, Zack; grandson, Michael Garcia; brothers and sisters, Patricia Lynn Judkins (Danny Patnode), Kerry Wayne Judkins, Donny Judkins (Angel), Pam Judkins Matthews, Lisa Judkins Woods (Kelvin), Julie Judkins Wyatt, Amanda Judkins Howse (Scott), Linda Gail Judkins Dean (Ray) and Carl Judkins; in-laws Billy Maybery (Theresa), Richard Mayberry and Denise Weakley (Mike); nieces and nephews, Tonya Dunnagan Mohn (John), Bridgette Belew (Sonny), Troy Dunnagan (Brigid), Jamie Overbey (Tonya), Bryan Weakley, Aaron Weakley, Kate Goddard DeLong (Keith) and Jason Schroeder; and numerous loved cousins and friends. Also, we mustn't forget about the family dog, Candie.
Ted was an inspiration to everyone he came in contact with. He enjoyed life to the fullest extent with many friends and family.
Ted will be cremated and a celebration of life ceremony will be announced at a future date. Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. (865)6WE-CARE (693-2273) www.cremationoptionsinc.com.