12/22/09 — THOMAS A. HARMON JR.

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April 17, 1927-Dec. 19, 2009

Thomas Alvin Harmon Jr., 82, passed away Saturday.

The funeral service was held today at 1 p.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home chapel. Interment was at Montlawn Cemetery.

He fought a courageous battle with strength and courage.

He was born April 17, 1927, in Raleigh to Thomas Alvin Harmon Sr. and Janie S. Harmon.

Tom was a loving father and grandfather.

He loved the Lord and his church family at Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro where he was a member.

He worked for Frito-Lay Co. for more than 30 years.

He loved the Christmas season and what a glorious time for him to go home to be with his Lord and Savior.

He is lovingly remembered by his daughter, Donna Gurley and her husband, Dennis, of Louisburg; his son, Thomas Alvin Harmon III and his wife, Dee Ann, of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Christina Poythress and her husband, Brian, Christopher Gurley, Katherine Victoria Harmon, Caroline Amanda Harmon and Alissa Leigh Harmon; sisters Naomi Cox, Ann Larsen (Ralph), Vallie Phillips (Grady) and Nancy Riddle.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Harmon; a sister; and a brother.

The family received friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave.

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.mitchellraleighmemorial.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 22, 2009 1:47 PM