Tommy Harlan Harrald, 60, Watauga, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
A native of Bristol, Va., he was a son of the late Albert Dean and Maudy Hall Harrald. He had lived in Carter County for a number of years.
Tommy was a Carter County Deputy from 1977 to 2003. He served in the United States Army in the Military Police.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Lynnwood Harrald.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Elliott Harrald; two daughters, Tonia Harrald, Elizabethton, and Ava Springs and husband Douglas, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two sons, Charles Harrald and wife Connie, Roan Mountain, and Mark Harrald, Watauga; three grandchildren, Thomas Andrew Mathes, Cody Alan Mathes and Allie Rose Harrald; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Albert and Connie Harrald, Harvey and Gwenn Harrald and Dallas and Lana Harrald, all of Elizabethton, Jerry Harrald and Roger and Candy Harrald, all of Roan Mountain; and four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mary Rowe, Elizabethton, Rebecca Harrald and Diane Potter and husband Rickie, all of Hampton, and Violet Hurt and husband Rufus, Bluff City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Harrald will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 30, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rufus Hurt officiating. Music will be provided by Richard Williams. Interment will follow in the Hicks Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion and the Tennessee National Guard. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Harrald family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.