Oak Ridge Lawyer Harry Lillard Dies

Long-time Oak Ridge attorney, alternate city judge and former county attorney Harry Lillard died Thursday, March 29. He was 81. He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1955. Mr. Lillard volunteered for the U.S. Navy after passing the Tennessee bar exam and served two years in charge of the legal office for Submarine Squadron 6. He then began practicing law in Oak Ridge. He was elected president of the Anderson County Bar Association in 1979. The family will receive friends on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m., with burial at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with military honors led by the Tennessee National Guard Honor Guard. Members of the Anderson County Bar Association will serve as honorary pallbearers. Read Mr. Lillard's obituary