BELMONT - Charles Ray Harmon, 87, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia.
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Charles was a native of Greensboro, son of the late Paris Ray and Mary Louise Avery Harmon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 47 years, Helen Louise Drennan Harmon; second wife of 10 years, Mary Della Trent Harmon; and sisters, Louise Bullard and husband, Roy, and Yvonne Melton.
Charles retired from Duke Power with 38 years of service. He was a member of South Point United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy and was a ham radio operator.
Survivors include his son, Greg Harmon, and wife, Rhonda; daughters, Kathy Dixon and husband, Bill, and Sharon Clark and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Jeffrey Whitaker and wife, Kelly, Jason Whitaker, Wesley Tucker and wife, Allison, Wendy Jackson and husband, Trent, Holly Denton and husband, Mike, Alex Harmon and Cody Harmon; and great-grandchildren, Ryan Jackson, Maddox Whitaker, Amber Cook and Katie Hall.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at South Point United Methodist Church.
A funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Elise Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to South Point United Methodist Church, 510 S. Point Church Road, Belmont, NC 28012; or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mr. Harmon.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue
Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 22, 2013