Rhudy Talmadge Harmon, 98, of Austinville passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Twin County Regional Hospital.
He was a retired watchmaker.
Harmon served proudly in the U.S. Navy as a diesel mechanic during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Thelma Lawson Harmon; his parents, brothers and sisters.
Survivors include son and daughter in-law, Reiford Talmadge and Louise Q. Harmon of Hillsville; granddaughter, Shannon Jones and friend Marc Hicks of Hillsville; grandson, Anthony Shane Harmon of Hillsville; sister in-law, Marie Harmon; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with Elder Ronald Bowman and Elder Edward Bowman officiating. Burial followed at Monta Vista Memory Gardens Cemetery in Galax.
The family received friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, from 6 until 8 p.m.. The family requests no food, please.
Flowers will be appreciated but the family prefers a memorial be made to your favorite church or to the Wounded Warrior program.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2012