Jimmy Harkleroad, age 85, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at NHC of Bristol. He was born February 19, 1936 in Bristol, Tenn., a son of the late Fred and Ellie Ketchum Harkleroad. Jimmy served in the Army National Guard. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and was owner/operator of Jimmy Harkleroad Roofing. He was a member of West Hills Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary Etta Donnelly Harkleroad; daughter, Beth Gibson and husband Steve; grandchildren, Laura Mattera and husband Christopher, Aaron Gibson and wife Lynsay; great granddaughters, Aubrey Smith and Maggie Gentry; and sisters, Virginia Malcolm and husband Jim, Lois Hall, and Jean Burnette.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 30, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery with Minister Gary Knapp officiating assisted by John Jones. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Weaver Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.