Finley, Harold

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Harold Finley
Harold Finley

Harold Finley, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in a local health care facility.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, and also worked as a truck driver and asphalt paver.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Edith and Bernard Finley, Sr.; brother Bernard Finley Jr.

Survivors include devoted friend, Gloria Harris; two sons, Alex Finley of Texas and Brett Finley of Atlanta, GA: sisters JoAnn Shropshire, Betty Jean Finley, Wanda Sue Finley, all of Chattanooga and Lynda F. Conner of Atlanta, GA; uncle, Frank Williams, Jr. of Flintstone, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; special friends, Dr. Rev. Richard (Lorraine) Brown, George Brown, Darlene Bray, and David (Carolyn) Bins; and many others.

Harold will lie in state on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastor Ronald B. Cook, Sr. giving words of comfort.

 


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