Former Knoxville Mayor Don Zoutte has passed away. Zoutte served as mayor from 2010 through 2013. In a statement, current mayor Brian Hatch said that Zoutte’s consistent commitment and service to our community throughout the years has helped shape Knoxville into the wonderful community it is today, and thanks Don for his everlasting impact.

Zoutte was 68. Services are pending at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.