Elmer “Junior” Harding, age 56 of LaFollette went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 29, 2019. He was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. Junior also loved spending time outdoors, especially fishing, and hunting.

He is preceded in death by father Elmer Harding, brothers Dennis and Scottie Harding. He is survived by wife Karen Harding of LaFollette, mother Mildred (Lay) Harding Bolton of LaFollette, children Eric Harding & wife Dana of Clinton, Joshua Harding & wife Alisha of LaFollette, Ashley Harding Chase & husband Adrian of Nevada, Matthew Harding & wife Kendra of Clinton, sisters Dinah Richardson &; husband Leigh of LaFollette, Teresa Brock of Jacksboro, 7 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and host of other relatives.

Family will receive friends 6-8 PM Saturday, August 31, 2019 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home followed by funeral service at 8 PM with Rev. Roscoe Lindsay officiating. Friends and family will meet 11 AM Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Allred Cemetery for interment. The family has entrusted the care of Elmer “Junior” Harding to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most” Junior’s guest book may be viewed at martinwilsonfuneralhome.com