Medford Harmon

Medford D. Harmon, 79

Medford D. Harmon, 79, formerly of Cutler, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 12:30am, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital-Lafayette. He had been a patient there for the past 5 days, and a resident at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center-Delphi, for the past 7 years. He was born October 7, 1933 in Frankfort, to the late Arthur & Ola Taylor Harmon. He married Phylis Reef in Cutler, on July 3, 1955, and she survives, and lives in Delphi, they were divorced. He was a 1952 graduate of Cutler High School, and attended Ivy Tech. He worked at the former SAYCO in Flora for 3 years, and then was employed at the former Gerber-Globe Valve Corp. in Delphi, working there for 30 years, retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Cutler Presbyterian Church, and was a U.S. Army Veteran during the Korean War, stationed in Texas. He was a volunteer Fireman for the Democrat Township Fire Department for 25 years. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and listening to country music. He was very family oriented and loved being around his daughters and all of his grandchildren.

Surviving: 3 daughters, Debra Kay (Cloyed) Moore, and Cheri (Don) Roberson, both of Cutler, and Cindy (Wayne) Greir, Sarasota, FL; sister: Marthabelle Michael, Radnor; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by a stepgrandson Tom Roberson.

Friends may call Monday from 5-8pm at Baker-Abbott Funeral Home-Flora. Funeral service there Tuesday at 1:30pm, the Rev. Chris Coomer officiating. Burial at Ball Hill Cemetery-Cutler, with Delphi & Camden American Legion, and Delphi VFW Military Rites.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013