Freddie “Max” Crotser age 71 of Maryville passed away Monday, March 21, 2011 at the family home. Max served on a number of community boards, foundations and campaigns, including United Way of Blount County, Blount County Chamber of Commerce, Blount County Education Foundation and Maryville College Community Campaign in Blount County. Survivors include: Son & Daughter-in-law, Charles & Chrystal Crotser of Rochester, NY; Grandchildren, Bobby and Max; Sister & Brother-in-law, Jo Lou & Lowell Ewert of Michigan; Four Nieces and Nephews and the Great Community of Blount County. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 25, 2011 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Empty Pantry Fund c/o The Daily Times-Paul Bales, PO Box 9740, Maryville, TN 37802. Family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.