The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. located at 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, GA. Minister Phillip Wayne Fowler will officiate. Burial will follow at the Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Harold was born on January 19, 1966 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to the late Arthur Lee Tookes and Mrs. Bobbie Lee Leggett Tookes. He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Tookes. He was reared by Mrs. Carrie Bell Tookes Thomas and, after her passing, Ms. Evelyn Thomas of Oglethorpe, Georgia. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County where he received his certificate of attendance at Macon County High School in 1984. He was employed with Popeye’s Chicken of Atlanta, Georgia as a Cashier.
Survivors are his brother, Timothy Lee Tookes, Oglethorpe, Georgia; one sister and brother-in-law, Cathy Tookes Hale (husband, Byron), Flowery Branch, Georgia; three aunts, Mary Jane Tookes, Montezuma, Georgia, Annie Claude Leggett Thomas, Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Bessie Tookes Barnes, Brooklyn, New York; one uncle, Eddie W. Thomas, Sr. of Oglethorpe, Georgia; one loving niece, Wandriona Catheya Hale, Flowery Branch, Georgia; and one inspiring nephew, Bryston Azarius Hale, Flowery Branch, Georgia.