Knoxville Famous People Who Died in Knoxville

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List of famous people who died in Knoxville, with photos when available. These notable Knoxville deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Knoxville, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Knoxville listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Knoxville has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Ed Bailey and Bonnie Hollingsworth.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Knoxville?" and "Which celebrities died in Knoxville?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Knoxville includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Horace Maynard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Horace Maynard Died at 68 (1814-1882)

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William Blount is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
William Blount Died at 51 (1749-1800)

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Hugh Lawson White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Hugh Lawson White Died at 67 (1773-1840)

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John Duncan, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
John Duncan, Sr. Died at 69 (1919-1988)

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Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson Died at 61 (1812-1873)

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Mark Linkous is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Mark Linkous Died at 48 (1962-2010)

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Herbert S. Walters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Herbert S. Walters Died at 82 (1891-1973)

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Ula Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Ula Love Died at 95 (1905-2000)

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Alexander O. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Alexander O. Anderson Died at 75 (1794-1869)

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Archie Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Archie Campbell Died at 73 (1914-1987)

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Bob Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Bob Woodruff Died at 85 (1916-2001)

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George Cafego is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
George Cafego Died at 83 (1915-1998)

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Ken Burkhart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Ken Burkhart Died at 88 (1916-2004)

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Billy Meyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Billy Meyer Died at 64 (1893-1957)

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Steve DeLong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Steve DeLong Died at 67 (1943-2010)

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William Gannaway Brownlow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
William Gannaway Brownlow Died at 72 (1805-1877)

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Leonidas C. Houk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Leonidas C. Houk Died at 55 (1836-1891)

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Ida Cox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Ida Cox Died at 71 (1896-1967)

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James White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
James White Died at 74 (1747-1821)

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Johnson K. Duncan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Johnson K. Duncan Died at 35 (1827-1862)

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Chris Zachary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Chris Zachary Died at 59 (1944-2003)

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Daniel Smith Donelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Daniel Smith Donelson Died at 62 (1801-1863)

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Junior Samples is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Junior Samples Died at 57 (1926-1983)

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Howard Baker, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Howard Baker, Sr. Died at 62 (1902-1964)

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Joel Dewey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Joel Dewey Died at 33 (1840-1873)

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Edward R. Hays is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Edward R. Hays Died at 49 (1847-1896)

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John Tate is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
John Tate Died at 43 (1955-1998)

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Julius Albert Krug is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Julius Albert Krug Died at 63 (1907-1970)

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Jacob Montgomery Thornburgh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Jacob Montgomery Thornburgh Died at 53 (1837-1890)

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Samuel Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Samuel Jones Died at 74 (1880-1954)

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Ed Bailey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Ed Bailey Died at 76 (1931-2007)

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John Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
John Williams Died at 59 (1778-1837)

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William P. Sanders is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
William P. Sanders Died at 30 (1833-1863)

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Carl Doyle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Carl Doyle Died at 39 (1912-1951)

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Bonnie Hollingsworth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Bonnie Hollingsworth Died at 95 (1895-1990)

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Lefty Stewart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Lefty Stewart Died at 74 (1900-1974)

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Frank Waddey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Frank Waddey Died at 85 (1905-1990)

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Nimrod Workman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Nimrod Workman Died at 99 (1895-1994)

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Ray Mears is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Ray Mears Died at 81 (1926-2007)

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Robert Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Robert Williams Died at 48 (1773-1821)

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Sahib Shihab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Sahib Shihab Died at 64 (1925-1989)

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Sumpter Clarke is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Sumpter Clarke Died at 65 (1897-1962)

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Wilson Collins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Wilson Collins Died at 52 (1889-1941)

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Earl Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Earl Williams Died at 55 (1903-1958)

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John Mauer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
John Mauer Died at 77 (1901-1978)

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Joseph Alexander Mabry, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Joseph Alexander Mabry, Jr. Died at 56 (1826-1882)

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William Henry Sneed is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
William Henry Sneed Died at 57 (1812-1869)

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George Franklin Barber is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
George Franklin Barber Died at 61 (1854-1915)

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William F. Yardley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
William F. Yardley Died at 80 (1844-1924)

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Harvey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Knoxville
Harvey Robinson Died at 71 (1908-1979)