Harlan F. Bearden LUBBOCK- Harlan F. Bearden, 78, of Lubbock passed away early Thursday morning, Nov. 21, 2013. A visitation will take place at Sanders Funeral Home on Sunday between 5 and 7 p.m. A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. at Sanders Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 with interment following at City of Lubbock Cemetery. Harlan was born Aug. 21, 1936 to Una and George Bearden. Harlan graduated from Lubbock High School in 1955 and attended Texas Tech afterwards. In 1958, Harlan joined the United States Marine Corps and held the rank of sergeant until the year 1964. Harland was employed by Sears Roebuck, Allstate Insurance, and then went to work for Farmers Insurance for over 30 years. After his retirement, Harlan worked at Enterprise Rental at Preston Smith Airport. Harlan enjoyed many aspects of his life. He was an assistant Scoutmaster for many years and in particular, he was a Tug of War coach which he was quite enthused about. Harlan enjoyed horseback riding, hunting, fishing, sailing, and anything else that was considered outdoors including gardening. Harlan was preceded by his parents, Una and George Bearden; and a sister, Dale Lewis. Survivors included are his sons, Kevin and spouse Sheri of Lubbock, and Glenn and spouse Joni of Amarillo; sisters, Maurice Sever of Lubbock and Reva Godwin of McKinney; as well as three grandchildren, Adriana, Kylie and Kadra; and many nieces and nephews.
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Sanders Funeral Home
1420 Main St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Nov. 24, 2013