Obituaries

Equine Obituary- The Bourne Legacy

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

The Bourne Legacy was humanely laid to rest on June 6, 2017 following a long treatment from an injury. The beautiful black stallion was owned by Brad and Trish Harrison. The Bourne Legacy was loved by many Walking Horse enthusiasts after claiming attention as a three year old stallion. At the 2013 Tennessee Walking Horse
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Obituary- Robert F. Hurley

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Walking Horse enthusiast Robert Hurley, age 83 of Hayden, AL, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He is survived by two daughters, Theresa (Jeffrey) Fuller of Forestdale and Sherri (Ken) Clark of Danville; three grandchildren, Benjamin Fuller, Elijah Clark and Elizabeth Clark; Shirley Cowley of Bessemer; James Richard Hurley of Birmingham and numerous nieces
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Obituary- Bill Harlin

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Mr. William (Bill) Wirt Harlin Jr., age 92, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The eldest son of Luella and Wirt Harlin, Bill was a 1942 Graduate of Battle Ground Academy. He attended the United States Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University, where met his wife, Barbara Ann (Nunnally)
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Equine Obituary – I’m Pushin Delight

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

I’m Pushin’ Delight aka “Travis” was laid to rest at the age of 26 at Dry Dock Stables in Florence, SC on June 5, 2017. He was a 2x World Champion with wins at The Southern Championship, Belfast, Asheville, and Clemson. Dr. Larry Heiden bought him as a yearling and he was started and trained
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Obituary Buford “Buck” Martin

May 4th, 2017 | By

Walking Horse enthusiast Buford “Buck” Martin of Owenton passed away on April 29, 2017 at the age of 91. The Owen County native was born May 25, 1925 to parents Rufus and Florence Bond Martin. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings Roscoe Martin and Evelyn Faulkner. Mr. Martin served in
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Obituary- Angie Bobo

May 4th, 2017 | By

Angelyn “Angie” Parsley Samples Bobo of Shelbyville passed away April 24, 2017. At the time of death, Ms. Bobo resided at NHC Health Care in Tullahoma, TN. Services were held Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Winnifred Angelyn Parsley Sample Bobo was born November 19, 1933 in Nashville, TN to
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Obituary – Jack Mitchell

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Mr. Jack Mitchell passed from this life on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. He was 78 years old. Mr. Mitchell was the son of Bill and Clara Nell Mitchell who precede him in death. He was a Walking Horse owner and faithful supporter of the industry. Walking Horses and family were how
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Obituary- Clarence Paul Williams

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Mr. Clarence Paul Williams, father of Walking Horse trainer Chad Williams, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. The Rutherford County native was 74 years old. He was the son of the late W.C. and Alice Smith Williams. Mr. Williams was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Timbs. Surviving Mr. Williams are his
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Obituary- Buddy Black

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

Buddy Black of Woodbury, TN passed away April 2, 2017. He was 87 years old. Mr. Black was a native of Rutherford County, TN. He was the second of six sons born to parents James Hillard and Eva Groom Black. Buddy served with the 981st Army Engineers during the Korean War. He made a career
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Obituary- Jim Gerhardt

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

On March 17, 2017 Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter Jim Gerhardt passed away. Gerhardt, of St. Louis, Missouri, and his wife Bonnie were customers of Formac Stables. They owned Major Gee Whiz and WC She’s Calamity Jane. Other than family, one of Jim’s greatest loves was the fellowship between horse friends. Jim Gerhardt is
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