TROY — Harvey K. Cromes Jr., age 77, of Troy passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on February 22, 1937 to the late Harvey and Elsie (Hawn) Cromes, Sr. Harvey is survived by his wife of 41 years, Jeanette Cromes.
In addition to his wife, he is survived one daughter and son-in-law: Teresa and Christopher Edwards of Troy; one granddaughter: Sara Edwards of Troy; one son and daughter-in-law: Ken Cromes of Fredericksburg, VA; one sister: Connie Denner of St. Paris; and one half brother: Ken Shroyer of AZ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister: Shirley Chamberline.
Harvey proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force and achieved the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He retired from Tube Products and was a greeter at Wal-Mart for 11 years. Harvey graduated from Bethel High School.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy with Rev. Ed Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Tipp City. Full military honors will be provided by Veteran's Honor Guard at the cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami Co., P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bairdfuneralhome.com.