Harold Duane Coonley
August 20, 1921 — February 8, 2022
Harold Duane Coonley passed away on February 8, 2022 at Wellstar Tranquility. He was born August 20, 1921 in Independence, Iowa. He is the son of the late Clifton Coonley and the late Oma Liebth Coonley.
Mr. Coonley was a Veteran of WWII. He saw enough service to be awarded 6 battle stars. He survived the Normandy Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge. Hal spent 35 years as a flight crew member for Eastern Airline Aircraft. He was an aeronautical engineer having designed and built several aircrafts. Hal was active in the EAA as a technical advisor and flight advisor. He was once offered a job at Lockheed Martin Skunk works. He was also a lifetime member of the Rotary and a past president.
Hal is survived by his beloved wife Delora Coonley. Daughter Cathy Jo Coonley and step daughter Joy Bean. Grandchildren Eric Lightfoot and Caitlyn Fleming. Great Grand Children Lennox and Elton Lightfoot.
The Family will have services at a later date.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.joneswynn.com Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-3331