Johnny C. McNabb, age 88, of Lenoir City passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at his home. He was born September 23, 1934 in Roane County and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Lenoir City. Johnny was a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly. He was an iron worker in his younger years and had many stories of climbing and working on the steel structures of many tall buildings and traveling to these jobs with family and friends who worked along with him. Later he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority and retired from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory X-10 facility where he had worked as a Welder for over 21 years. He was a tireless worker and spent a long retirement caring for his family, church and maintaining the Davis family farm. This legacy of work and service will never be forgotten. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Don Davis McNabb; great-grandson, Tyson Porcella; parents, W.E. McNabb & Eliza Jane Allen McNabb; three brothers & four sisters; several special nephews and nieces who treated him as a brother.
Sons Randy McNabb & wife, Patty of Lenoir City
Barry McNabb & wife, Shirley of Lenoir City
Granddaughters Julie Porcella
Jacqueline Macy McNabb
Great-grandchildren Payton Porcella
Sister-in-law Dorothy Lanham
Several special nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends
Johnny’s wishes were to be cremated and no funeral service will be held at this time. A graveside service for Johnny and Betty will be scheduled at a later date. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.
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