He was a veteran and sergeant of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four years. He was of the Protestant faith and was employed in the furniture business for 50 years.
The son of the late William and Ruby Falls, he was preceded in death by his son Tony Falls of McDonald; brother, Herbert Falls; brother, Vernon Falls; and sisters: Lois Cheek and Lucille Falls.
Survivors include his wife, Victoria Falls; son, Keenan Falls of Olive Branch, Miss.; daughter, Kim Falls of Chattanooga; stepson, Clay Scott of Chattanooga; stepdaughter, Tori Henderson of Chattanooga; brothers: Ed Falls of Little Rock, Ark., Bill Falls and Tom Falls of Cleveland ; sisters: Linda Wilson of Cleveland and Wanda Walker of Cleveland, Hazel Scotti and Edna Walulis; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Bill Owens officiating.
Private Inurnment will be in National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Friday at Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga.