Anthony Brian Lee McCarter, age 30 of Sevierville, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2010. He was a fifth generation woodworker and he delighted in building, shaping, and designing beautiful birdhouses and jewelry boxes. Like his grandfather before him, Brian was always covered in sawdust and had the distinct smell of wood on him.
He was preceded in death by his father Troy Lee McCarter and brother Troy Lee McCarter, Jr.
Brian was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, uncle and nephew who will be greatly missed by his family who adored him.
He is survived by his high school sweetheart, best friend and wife, Crystal McCarter; his children who were his pride and joy, daughters Brandy and Kaylee McCarter, and Zoe Cobb; sons Gavin and Damon McCarter; his devoted mother Nancy Maples and husband Tim; sisters Angela and Amanda McCarter; grandmother Kate Clabo; uncle, Billy Clabo; aunts Moleta McCarter and Mary Ann Knigee; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins
Funeral service 2 PM Saturday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Elder Shirley Henry and Pastor Charles Lawson officiating. Interment will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12-2 PM Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)