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Funeral services for Mr. Harold Qualls, age 84, of Rickman will be conducted 2 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2018 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Randy Prichard will officiate. Burial will be in the Speck Cemetery with Military Honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will welcome friends on Thursday evening from 5 until 9 p.m. & Friday from 8 a.m. until time of services.
Mr. Qualls passed from this life on Tuesday afternoon, May 8, 2018 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. He was born in Overton County on January 5, 1934 to the late Tilden Horace & Viola Lula Norrod Qualls. Harold was a 1954 graduate of Rickman High School. He served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Harold married Miss Nina Jo Bennett on February 22, 1962 and started their family. Harold was a people person who never met a stranger. A huge PATRIOT, who loved his God, his Country, and his Flag. Harold enjoyed eating breakfast with his son on Saturdays, and would find a new place to go every week. He loved and adored his grandchildren, He loved watching Men's Kentucky College Basketball and would tell you that Kentucky narrowly lost to Kansas State in the Regional Semifinals on March 22th with the score being 61 to 58. Harold loved working on his farm with cattle and was proud of his children and having a Century Farm in Overton County to pass along to his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Harold leaves his son, Dwayne Qualls & wife Sherry of Rickman, TN; daughter, Karen Prichard & husband Randy of Rickman, TN; grandchildren, Rusty Qualls, Tyler Prichard & Fiance Haley Reagan, Courtney Cunningham & husband Adam of Nashville, TN; great granddaughter, Poppy Cunningham; sister-in-law, Anna Ruth Qualls.
In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nina Jo Qualls; brothers, L.P. Qualls, Duran Lucian Qualls, infant brother Noble Qualls, James Howard Qualls & Clarence Edward Qualls; sister, Polly Jewell Qualls.
Pallbearers to serve are Keith Qualls, Robert Qualls, Troy Qualls, Ed Qualls, Greg Qualls, Gene Wade & David Qualls.