Byron L. Longacre

October 3, 1935June 3, 2019

Byron Leroy Longacre, 83, of Chattanooga Tennessee passed away on June 3, 2019.

Byron was born on October 3, 1935 to the late Francis and Margaret Longacre. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret “Margie” Crowder Longacre.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Fort Oglethorpe.

Byron was retired from industrial chemical sales. He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved music, the old west and collecting guns.

Survivors include his children, Karen (Wayne) Aaron of Spring, Texas, Dan (Lisa) Longacre of Ooltewah, Tennessee and Nancy (Mark) Holland of Lakesite, Tennessee, 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Lakewood Memorial Gardens South, 325 Greens Lake Road, Rossville, Georgia 30741 with Pastor Ryan Biese officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga at:

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Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN, 37421.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, June 12, 2019


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Pat Stewart

June 6, 2019

I dealt with Mr. Longacre when he was a chemical rep. He was always jovial, gracious, & helpful. My deepest condolences to the family.