He is survived by his wife, Jane Pitner Ehly; three children; three stepchildren; five grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today, May 2, 2013, at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Tom Seay and Pastor Lu Crandall officiating.
Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. today at the church prior to the service.
Grisson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.