Obit: Charles Harbold

Obit: Charles Harbold

February 19th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Charles Emory Harbold passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Chattanooga."Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee."Mr. Harbold was born on March 27, 1913, in Wellsville, Pa., son of Annie Garretson Harbold and Emory Harbold. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Paul, Chester, Catherine, Ethel, Millie and Jacob; his wife, Ethel Swann Harbold, and their beloved grandson, Scott.He is survived by their son Harry and wife, Elaine; daughter, Emily and husband, Frank Rabold; beloved granddaughter, Lisa and husband, Kevin Turnage; several nieces and nephews.An Army veteran of World War II, Captain Harbold served with Headquarters Company, 35th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division in the European Theater of Operations. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard before the war and afterwards in the Tennessee National Guard. He retired from Thompson & Green Machinery Company in Nashville. Mr. Harbold was a member of Donelson Heights United Methodist Church in Nashville, a member of the J.O.Y. Sunday School class, and a volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank. In recent years, he also enjoyed fellowship with First-Centenary United Methodist Church in Chattanooga.A graveside service will be held at Hermitage Memorial Gardens at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, with Dr. David Harr presiding. Visitation will be held at noon.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Donelson Heights United Methodist Church and First-Centenary United Methodist Church.