MIDDLEGROVE - Harlie O. Comeens, 65, of Los Lunas, N.M., formerly of Middlegrove, passed away at 5:22 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M.
He was born Sept. 10, 1947, in Hayleville, Ala., to James Harlie and Clara Mae (Yarbrough) Comeens.
Surviving are one brother, Rick (Patti) Comeens of Creve Coeur, and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Harlie had served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era.
He had worked as a printer in Tennessee until the late 1980s.
Harlie was a member of the American Legion NM Post 49 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 401 in Albuquerque, N.M.
He enjoyed motorcycles, movies, computers and social networking.
His graveside service will be at 12 noon Friday at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. There will be no visitation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.
Memorial contributions may be given to New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
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