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Harmon Ward Banning

Newark, Delaware


September 10, 2020
Newark, Delaware


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R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc. Obituary

Harmon Ward Banning, age 84, of Newark, DE passed away at home on Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was the son to the late Andrew and Marguerite (Goudzwaard) Banning. Harmon's aptitude for math and electronics showed early in life, he became a "ham" radio operator in high school in Bangor,...

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I had the priviledge of working with Harmon for many years; he was my mentor, teacher, and friend. I am eternally grateful for his willingness to share his knowledge, expertise, and time with me. He was my example, a person that I admired greatly and strived to emmulate. He will be sorely missed. Harmon and his family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of great loss.

Dear Ann, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

I worked with Harmon for several years. I learned microwave theory and metrology from him. I truly appreciated the time he spent with us and all of the knowledge he shared during that time. I am sorry for your loss.

Thank you, Harmon, for your patience and teachings to help me and others meet those technological challenges and contribute beyond what we thought possible in meeting the needs of those spaceflight applications and advancements in communications and interconnectivity. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your fellow Associate,

Oh Ann my thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids. He holds a special place in my heart and always will. It was a hell of a guy and I am blessed to have known him. Hugs to all julie b

Today I think of Harmon and fellow choir member Tim Westbrook sailing on a beautiful day like today. Your devotion to the choir was wonderful and you will be missed by many. Ann, I am also thinking of you and your family. May they find peace around them. Catherine Westbrook, old friend, Newark DE

Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. With Our Love, Uncle Steve and Aunt Carol

Oh Harmon, not only were you a home handyman but you were a church handyman, too. St. Thomas will miss you in many ways. Much love to you, Ann, and your family.