Wendell H. Lively, 79 of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.He was the son of the late Monroe and Virginia Lively. Wendell was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, an avid fisherman and loved to play the guitar with family and friends. He was a former sheet metal worker and later became a painter, retiring from R.J. Painting. Wendell was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle.He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brandy Lively; brothers, Kenneth and L.J. Lively; brother-in-law, William Knighten.Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Laverne Lively; sons, Randall Harold (Sharon) Lively; Rick A. Lively and Gary Wendell (Paula) Lively; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine (Tom) Knighten and Doris Knighten; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Marvin Fowler and Greg Bolton officiating.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and to view Mr. Livelys memorial tribute.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today, Oct.18, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.