Charles Herbert Pilcher

Charles Herbert Pilcher, age 79, of Maryville, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was retired from the Maintenance Department at The University of Tennessee and loved going to church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Lina Pilcher. He is survived by his wife, Leslie Irene Pilcher of Maryville; step-children and their spouses, Rev. Gary and Vonita Taylor, Rev. Gail and Charles Fridley, Jerry and Pam Taylor, Neil Taylor, and Mickey Taylor all of Sweetwater; twenty one grandchildren; over twenty great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Willa Dean Rader of Greenback; nephews and spouses, Rev. Bill and Joyce Perkins of Maryville, Rick Rader of Greenback, Tom and Sandra Rader of Adel, GA, and Ken and Linda Rader of Maryville; and several great nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 8:00 PM Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. David Hammonds officiating. Interment service will be held 11:00 AM Friday at New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041,