Harold Wayne Espy, 64, died on November 4, 2014. He was with his family and friends at home as he left this world to get his angel wings.
He has joined his family in heaven, two sons, Rodney Wayne Espy and Harold Wayne Espy, Jr., father, Ed Espy, mother, Lillian King, four sisters, Juanita Woods, Jean Mayhugh, Geneva Thurman and Jackie Gray, two brothers, Van Espy and James Espy, Jr.
Special thanks to Dr. Gandhi, the 4th Floor West Nursing Staff at Parkridge Hospital and Hospice of Chattanooga for their great care.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ruth Espy, son, Scott Espy, daughter, Stacy Christian, three grandchildren, Travis and Jeremy Espy and Hannah Christian, three great-grandchildren, Malichi and Marleigh Espy and Cooper Swafford, brother, Jack Reid, three sisters, Nancy (Ed) Seavers, Cindy (Lamar) Harris and Susie (Brian) Stayton, two sisters-in-law, Margie Jones and Gail Espy, two step-brothers, Dale Grimes and Richard Smallwood, five step-sisters, Joann, Faye, Patty, Jeanette and Juanita, brothers-in-law, Charles Dobbs, Laverne Dobbs, Larry Dodds, and Kelly Dobbs, special friends, Ruth Miller and all his tour riders, his proud singers, Megan Wolfe and Victoria Pendergrass, Sinners Saved By Grace, Cindy Harris, Curtiss Harris and Dwight Sanders and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Rossville First Nazarene Church on McFarland Avenue with Pastor Charles Fountain officiating. Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors being observed by the United States Marine Corps.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.