Society member Wes Morgan, our resident Knoxville expert, tells us that John Hannifin passed away on April 25, and he was interred yesterday at Calvary Cemetery.
Fans of Suttree may remember Hannifin as Big Frig; he appears a few times in the novel. See pages 192 and 456 in the Vintage edition.
You can view the obituary here.
Thanks to Peter Josyph for the image that accompanies this piece.