SHEELY, HAROLD "ROY", JR. - age 69, died suddenly on December 19, 2013, in the Smoky Mountains near Knoxville. He was a loving, generous and fun-loving person who always lived life to the fullest. Originally from Alabama (Roll Tide!), he served in the Navy for several years. A Vietnam veteran, he then graduated from Ole Miss before finding his home in Knoxville. Roy never met a stranger, and enjoyed many years in the R.A.G.S. and other Miata clubs, Mustang clubs and the S.C.C.A. Cars were a passion and he loved the Zoom- Zoom. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Sr. and Rosa Sheely; and a daughter, Karen Elizabeth Sheely. He is survived and will be forever missed by his wife, Gail Sheely; son, Stevan Roy Sheely and wife Lynsey Ann; daughters, Kimberly Ellen Sheely Toy and husband Dallas, Christy Cregger and husband Todd; grandchildren, Joshua Stevan Sheely, Sarah Elizabeth Sheely, Catherine Autumn Toy, Houston Andrew Toy, Lincoln Otto Sheely and Brody Hugh Cregger; brother, Wayne Sheely; sister, Pat Sheely; brother-in-law, Gary Nichols; and several special nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 22nd, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel. The funeral service is on Monday, December 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. at Gentry Griffey. A committal will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to . Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Sheely family and invites you to view and sign their guestbook at www.gentrygriffey.com


Funeral Home

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Rd Knoxville, TN 37918

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Dec. 22, 2013