Johnny Leon Gurley, 71, of East Ridge, died Monday, March 26, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and a member of Unity Baptist Church. Mr. Gurley retired from Dooley Chemical Company after several years of service. He was a member of the American Legion in East Ridge Post 95 and was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Army.
Survivors are his loving wife of 34 years, Sylvia Gurley; sons, Chuck McLaughlin, Rocky Face, Ga, Dewayne Gurley, Jacksonville, Fl, and David McLaughlin, East Ridge, Tn; daughter, Melissa Lawson, Rossville, Ga; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 PM Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Steve Fletcher and Rev. Bill Lowery officiating. Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens South.
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The family will receive friends from 1-8 PM, Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.