Obituaries

Obituary – Jon Dean Scott

Feb 16th, 2017 | By

March 30, 1936 – February 7, 2017 Jon Dean Scott passed from this earth February 7, 2017 at the age of 80 from acute renal failure while residing at Century Pines Assisted Living in Ozark, Missouri. He was born March 30, 1936 in Blue Eye, Missouri to parents Charles Eugene (Gene) and Ruby Harryman Scott.
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Obituary – Edwin Gallun Jr.

Jan 30th, 2017 | By

Gallun Jr., Edwin A. “Ned” Called home to the Lord on December 14, 2016, age 85. Loving husband of Elfriede (nee Jatzkowski) for 59 years. Dear dad of Lisa (James) Baum, Amanda (Tom) Wood and Martin (Angela) Gallun. Proud grandpa of Jacob (Brittany) Baum, Luke Baum, Nathan Raitmaier, Connor and Tyler Gallun. Brother of Douglas
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Obituary – Chad Baucom

Jan 30th, 2017 | By

Chad Edwin Baucom, 49, of Monroe, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Chad took over the family business, Baucom Stables, and spent his entire life training and showing Tennessee Walking Horses. Chad has been described as a legend in the Walking Horse Industry by many. Not only was he a master horseman,
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OBITUARY – David Lee Howard

Dec 20th, 2016 | By

David Lee Howard, 72, of Shelbyville, Tenn., passed away Saturday, December 17, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 20, at the Feldhaus Funeral Home in Shelbyville from 4 to 7pm. The funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 21 at noon at St.
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The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Loses Icon Billy Gray

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Webster Dictionary defines “icon” as a person who is very successful and admired. There’s no other walking horse trainer that fits this description better than Mr. Billy Gray, and when an icon passes, there is a great loss. Mr. Gray passed from this life very early on the morning of Wednesday, November2, 2016. He was
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Obituary Dr. Michael Harold Piet

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Dr. M.H. “Michael” Piet, of Mint Hill, NC, passed away at home on Sunday, the 6th of November 2016, due to an extended illness with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years old. Born March 10, 1959, in Greenville, NC, Michael was a son of Jim Piet and the late Diane Piet.
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Obituary- Dr. W. H. Hill

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast, long time supporter and World Champion equestrian Dr. W. H. “Harry” Hill has passed away. He would have celebrated his 99th birthday next week. Most recently, Dr. Hill and Kudo’s For Cash claimed top honors in the Owner-Amateur 70 Years & Over class for three consecutive years at the Tennessee Walking
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Obituary – Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D.

Oct 10th, 2016 | By

Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D., recently of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Williamson County Medical Center at age 87. Dr. Harmon was born April 8, 1929 in Houston, Mississippi, the son of Grace McWhorter Harmon and Roy Franklin Harmon, Sr. Dr. Harmon was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where
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Show Ring Champion London Rain Passes Away

Aug 15th, 2016 | By

Thursday August 4, 2016—The Tennessee Walking horse industry is sad to learn of the passing of London Rain. Rain brought many victories to top trainers as Steve Aymett, Chad Baucom, Tyler Baucom, Derek Bonner, Mike Hilley, Justin Jenne’ and Link Webb. London Rain was owned by Erica Hartlein at the time of his passing. Erica
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Tennessee Walking horse industry mourns the passing of World Grand Champion He’s Putting On The Ritz

Aug 15th, 2016 | By

Shelbyville, Tenn.– Wednesday August 3, 2016 one of the all time greats and multi-World and World Grand Champion, He’s Putting On The Ritz passed away in his sleep at the age of 25. Ritz was standing at stud at Rising Star Ranch located in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Ritz was kept under private treaty for his stud
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