Harley Elon Suggs

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Harley Elon Suggs, age 93 of Spring, TX, slipped the bonds of earth and went home to be with his Savior on June 24, 2013. Born November 4, 1919 in Scotland, Arkansas. He was an air traffic controller, homebuilder and C-47 pilot in the 302nd Troop Carrier Squad, dropping D-Day paratroopers on Normandy as part of the Army Air Corps.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years Janice Suggs, sons & daughters-in-law Stan & Linda Suggs of Carmine, TX and Joe & Jackie Suggs of Spring, TX, granddaughters Stacie Engeling of Austin, TX, Leslie Suggs of Houston, TX and Kelly Moore and husband Sam of Spring, TX, sister Wanda Hicks of Wichita, KS, cousins, nieces & nephews.

A founding member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Spring, TX, he was a trustee, ordained deacon for more than 50 years, Sunday School Director and was honored with the title Deacon Emeritus.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at Metcalf Funeral Home, 1801 E White Oak Terrace, Conroe, TX. A celebration of life will be held 10 A.M. Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 500 E Oak Hill Dr, Spring TX. The interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery.

A humble man, beloved by all, Harley's greatest legacy was his faith. Well done, good and faithful servant.


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Published on yourconroenews.com from June 25 to July 8, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Metcalf Funeral Directors
1801 East White Oak Terrace | Conroe, TX 77304 | (936) 756-3311
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