Harold H. McFarland
Harold H. McFarland, age 86, passed away, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Golden Living Mountain-View Center, in Winchester, Tenn.
Mr. McFarland was born Oct. 8, 1923, in Sandersville, Miss.,
to the late Pearl Jones McFarland and Cecil McFarland. He was a electrical engineer with TVA for 35 years. Harold H. McFarland was a dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church, EPC serving in numerous functions of the church. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp serving during WWII. Mr. McFarland, was active in the West Point Lions Club for many years, serving various club functions including his keen interest in "guide dogs" for the blind, He was particularly diligent in establishing a local "eye enucleation" program to provide the community the means to restore sight to those not as fortunate.
Harold H. McFarland married Frances Tolar McFarland Feb. 7, 1947, in Laurel, Miss., who predeceased him on Sept. 21, 2006.
Funeral services are today, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Dr. Linda M. Young (Sam) of McMinnville, Tenn.; two grandchildren: Lorien Young Sites (John) and Hunter Young MacDonald (Scot); three great grandchildren: Lillian, Jack, and Emory; and one sister, Eleanor McFarland of Heidelberg, Miss.; His son, Stephen Allen McFarland, also predeceased him
Pallbearers are Bob Marshall, Wally McGee, Frank Swoope, Mike Mathews, Steve McKinney and Joe Salmon.
Memorials may be made to International Lions "Leader Dogs for the Blind", 1039 South Rochester Road, Rochester
Hills, MI 48307-3115 or the First Presbyterian Church EPC, P. O. Box 366, West Point, MS 39773 or to Mountain Top Missions, c/o First United Methodist Church, 200 West Main Street, McMinnville, TN 37110.
Visitation is today, 10 a.m. until service time at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave a Memory Message at www.calvertfuneralhome.com