Funeral service for Mr. Isaiah “Rubber Leg” Harley, Sr. will be conducted 1:00 PM, Wednesday,April 3, 2019 at Salem United Methodist Church, 5814 Old River Rd., Florence. Interment will be held 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Florence National Cemetery, with Veterans Honor Guard, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.
Isaiah the son of the late Willie and Lena Mae Kelly Harley was born July 4, 1944 in Florence County. He died on Thursday, March 28, 2019.Isaiah attended Public Schools in Florence County and was a graduate of Wilson High School Class of 1963.
Isaiah joined Salem United Methodist Church at an early age, where he served in many capacities.
Isaiah was joined in holy matrimony to Martha Durant Harley.
Isaiah enlisted in the United States Army in 1968. After returning to Florence, SC he became employed with Smurfit Stone Container for thirty-two years until he retired.
Isaiah was a member of Four Oaks Saving Club and owner of Cab #53 with State Taxi Service in Florence, SC.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Durant Harley; one son, Isaiah (Latonya) Harley Jr.; three daughters, Kathy (Al) Hunter, Jana K. Harley and Itisa (Andre) Harley-Williams; six grandchildren which includes Jemel Harley who was raised in the home; a god-daughter; a god-son; one brother, Charles (Nancy) Harley; one sister, Mary Lee Barcus; four step-brothers, Ivory Joe (Diane) Hennix, Eddie Hennix, Ricky (Sheila) Hennix and Major Hennix; three step-sisters, Emma James, Dorothy Hennix and Barbara Hennix; a special cousin; one brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; a host of nephews; nieces; other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 S. Johns St., Florence and other times at 1423 E. Evans St., Florence.
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