Curtis Alan Harms
COLE CAMP — Curtis Alan Harms, 52, of Cole Camp, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at his home. He was born on September 12, 1961, in Windsor, Missouri, a son of Marvin and Genevieve (Balke) Harms.
In his early years, he enjoyed fishing with his Dad, mowing grass with his Mom, and working part-time at the Dairy Bar in Cole Camp. In 1979, he graduated from Cole Camp High School.
On August 22, 1983, in Cole Camp, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Kenda Askey. This union was blessed with two children: Gwen and Chadric.
Curtis was baptized on October 1, 1961, and confirmed on March 23, 1975, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, rural Cole Camp. He had been employed at Cash's in Cole Camp, Save-A-Lot in Warsaw, Gates Rubber Company in Versailles, and Duke Manufacturing in Sedalia. For 16 years, he was a truck driver and salesman for Heimsoth Distributing of Cole Camp. Most recently, he had worked at Sutherlands in Sedalia. He was a member of the Cole Camp Jaycees and a past member of the Mannerchor. He enjoyed taking pictures of his grandkids, mowing, helping out at the Jaycee Beer Gardens, and listening to music.
He is survived by: a daughter, Gwen Barbour and her husband Mike of Eldon; a son, Chadric Harms, of Lincoln, Nebraska; a brother, Terry Harms, of Cole Camp; and two grandchildren, Gavin and Bentley Barbour.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Genevieve Harms.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, rural Cole Camp, with Pastor Michael Boothby officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, rural Cole Camp.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Harms family in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.
Pallbearers will be William Harms, Nathan Harms, Randy Harms, Gary Kabler, Mike Heimsoth, Mac Heimsoth, Jeff Kullman, and Mike Barbour.