John A. “Smokey” Diggs of Clinton, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 19, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge following a brief illness.
He was born in 1939 to Margaret “Mutt” Cox Diggs and Arville Frank Diggs, both of whom preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of Lake City High School and Carson Newman College. He taught and coached football at Coalfield High School and Lake City High School. He and his wife, Linda, opened the stained glass studio, Pieces of Glass, in Oak Ridge in 1982.
Although retired, he continued to work part-time in the business. [Read more…]