John S. Chadwick, III, age 55 of Rocky Top, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at the Parkwest Medical Center. He was born on March 12, 1967 to the late John S., Jr. and Viola Hawkins Chadwick in Sarasota, FL. He graduated from Anderson County High School in 1985 and retired from Anderson County Schools after many years of service. John loved talking with people, working outside with his plants, and his animals. “Uncle Johnny” loved his nieces and nephews and they brought great joy to his life. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by grandparents, Milas and Georgie Hawkins, and John and Leola Chadwick.

He is survived by: sister, Georgia Chadwick; niece, Kristan Parson and husband Dana; great-nieces, Mackenzie and Lily; great-nephew, Kole; great-great-nephew Mason; special cousin, Greg and wife Karen; uncle, Charlie; and aunts, Reba and Ailene and many other family members and friends.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Fresenius Medical Care of Powell, the Knoxville Kidney Center, and the CCU of Parkwest Medical Center.

2 Timothy 4:7 – “I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith.”

The family will receive friends at the Leach Family Funeral Home and Cremation on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 5-7pm with the funeral service to follow at 7pm with Rev. David Sexton and Roger Troxell officiating. Graveside service will be at Norris Memorial Gardens on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11am.