Harry Dean Waller, beloved father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on May 25, 2023, at the age of 74. He was born on November 26, 1948, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Allen and Peggy Waller. Harry lived a fulfilling life, leaving behind cherished memories and a lasting impact on those who knew him.
For over 30 years, Harry dedicated his professional life to the CPS Paper Company, where he excelled as a supervisor. His unwavering commitment and exceptional work ethic earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues. Harry’s contributions to the company were invaluable, and his legacy as a dedicated employee will be remembered.
Harry resided in Franklin for most of his life, finding solace and contentment in the community he called home. After retiring, he settled in Lewisburg, embracing the tranquility of his new surroundings. Harry cherished the simple pleasures in life, finding joy in his favorite hobbies of hunting and fishing. His love for the outdoors was evident as he ventured into the wilderness, seeking the thrill of the hunt and the serenity of nature.
A passionate coon hunter, Harry spent countless nights pursuing his favorite pastime. The thrill of the chase and the bond with his loyal hunting companions brought him immeasurable happiness. His dedication and love for coon hunting were a testament to his adventurous spirit and unwavering determination.
Beyond his professional achievements and hobbies, Harry’s true legacy lies in his relationships with his family and friends. He had a heart of gold and was always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. Harry’s compassion and generosity knew no bounds, and he played a vital role in supporting his loved ones, helping them to stand on their feet when they faced challenges.
Harry is survived by his children, Bubba Waller (Niki) and Delina Agent (Kirstin), who will forever hold his memory close to their hearts. He was a loving grandfather to Dylan Brady, Drake Brady (Haley), Kiersten Waller, and Bella Waller. His legacy will continue through the lives of his great-grandchild, Langston Brady, and the expected arrival of another precious addition to the family, Wrenley Brady.
Additionally, Harry is survived by his daughter Carla Waller and a wide circle of friends whom he considered his chosen family. He touched the lives of many, and his warm spirit and infectious laughter will be dearly missed.
Harry Dean Waller leaves behind a profound impact on the hearts and lives of those who had the privilege of knowing him. His memory will forever remain a source of inspiration, reminding us to approach life with a kind heart, unwavering determination, and an appreciation for the simple joys that bring us happiness.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Harry Dean Waller will be held on May 31st at Williams Funeral Home, Columbia from 4:00PM to 7:00 PM. Family, friends, and all those whose lives were touched by Harry are invited to join in remembering a remarkable man who left an indelible mark on this world.