Gary M. Aldridge, age 67, of LaFollette passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. After fighting a 5 year battle with multiple myeloma. He was member of High Knob Baptist Church, the former Mayor of Caryville and a retired diesel mechanic. Preceded in death by father, Frank Aldridge: mother, Joan Eggers Aldridge; father-in-law, Monroe Sheckles
Wife: Carolyn Sheckles Aldridge
Daughter and son-in-law: Chesni and Joe Orick of Lafollette
Son and daughter-in-law: Justin and Carrie Aldridge, Greenville, Tn.
Grandchildren: Briana and Zane
Mother-in-law: Cardene Sheckles
Sister: Barbara Aldridge
Family will receive friends 11 AM to 2 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with Funeral Service to follow at 2 PM at Cross-Smith Chapel, Rev. DeWayne Byrd officiating. Interment to follow at Bakers Forge Cemetery
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Campbell County Cancer Association, PO Box 122, Jacksboro, TN 37757
Gary was blessed with some of the best physicians during his cancer journey. A special thanks to Dr. Wahid Hanna and the staff at U.T. Cancer Institute, the palliative care staff at U.T.; Dr. Lonial at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.; Dr. Paul Johnson at KOC; Patricia Eberharter and her wonderful staff at Renovation Health.
Online condolences may be given at www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home