Donald Elmer Kirchner, age 80, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center.
He was born April 15, 1933, in Kankakee, Ill., the son of Elmer and Clara Buffum Kirchner.
Mr. Kirchner was a veteran serving with the U.S. Army from 1953–1955.
He attended Calvary Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church in Oak Ridge. He was an accomplished carpenter and a master mechanic. [Read more…]