Monday, April 6, 2009

Harold Harvey and the Sad Story of "Chunkie Boy"

Posted By on Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Not too long ago, I was wandering around Forest Hill Cemetery, as I like to do sometimes, and spotted a rather unusual tombstone. As you can see, it's a marker for a fellow named Harold Harvey, who was born in 1924 and died in 1947. But what caught my eye was the nickname inscribed on the tombstone: "Chunkie Boy" ...

Learn more about Chunkie Boy and other Memphis weirdness at Vance Lauderdale's one-of-a-kind blog.


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