Gregory O'Haver

Obituary of Gregory Lynn O'Haver

Gregory Lynn O'Haver of Soddy-Daisy, TN passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family on August 29, 2020, following a thirteen-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 60 years old. Greg graduated Red Bank High School in 1977. He then signed with Chattanooga State Community College as a dual sport athlete in baseball and basketball. He graduated in 1979 with an Associate's Degree in Mathematics. He went on to play scholarship baseball with Tennessee Tech University, before serving 6 years with the Tennessee Air National Guard's 241st Engineering and Installation Squadron. Following his service, Greg began a career with the municipal utility, Electric Power Board, as an engineering technician in 1992. With unflappable charm and determination, he rose to prominence as the Vice President of Customer Relations in 2000, before deciding he preferred to be his own boss. Greg spent the last 16 years of his life doing things his own way with O'Haver Technical Services; an electrical services company, specializing in high-voltage diagnostics of industrial and municipal electrical sites. He cultivated a list of clients across the southeastern US, who affectionally referred to him as "The Meter Man", in recognition of his decades of industry knowledge and experience. Greg found his passion with these clients and truly treasured the relationships he was able to cultivate, while running his own business. An avid outdoorsman, Greg could frequently be found landscaping, building, or otherwise renovating whatever was around him. Despite being an electrician by trade, he never hesitated to pick up new skills, from carpentry to plumbing, whenever the project required it. During breaks from is role as the comsummate handy-man; Greg loved to sneak away and hit the links at every golf course in the area. Such was his love of golf; he maintained a 7-year tradition of traveling to see the annual Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA before failing health rendered him unable to walk the course. Greg is survived by his wife of 34 years, Vicki O'Haver, his sons, Greg and Alex, his daughter, Lexi, his parents, Betty and Roger O'Haver, his brothers, Randy (Kathy), Roger Allen and Steve (Terri); as well as sisters-in-law, Sonja Lamb (Terry), Teresa Lewis (Rick), Kathy Thomas and many special nieces and nephews. Greg attended Christ Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be contributed in Greg O'Haver's name online at http://thechristreformedchurch.com or via mail to the Christ Reformed Church located at 12220 Old Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379. The family wishes to thank Hearth Hospice for their care and support as Greg transitioned to his heavenly home. Memorial Services are being held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Legacy Funeral Home with the Rev. Britt Watson officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the funeral home. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy (423) 843-2525 Please share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.
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Wednesday
2
September

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center
8911 Dallas Hollow Road
Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, United States
(423) 843-2525
Wednesday
2
September

Memorial Service

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel
8911 Dallas Hollow Road
Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, United States
(423) 843-2525
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