Edgar "Ed" Lynn Harmon, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend passed to the Lord on June 12, 2014.
Ed passed away peacefully in Colorado City, Texas.
A memorial service honoring Ed will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Dorn Methodist Chapel in Colorado City with the Rev. James Williams officiating.
Ed was born in Plainview to Clifford and Nadine (Harrison) Harmon on Sept. 14, 1927.
The Harmon Family moved to Laguna Beach, California, in the early 1930s. Ed spent his early life in Southern California attending Franklin High School in Highland Park before enlisting in the Navy during WW2.
When the war ended, he came back home and asked the love of his life, Virginia “Ginny” Marie Williams, to be his wife.
On June 8, 1947, Ed and Ginny became husband and wife at a ceremony performed at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Ed and Ginny lived in Southern California, raising five children before being transferred to Texas.
Ed was a shy and humble man who never met a stranger.
He and Ginny owned “The Good Old Days” antique store in downtown Colorado City.
They enjoyed meeting the residents and out-of-town people each and every day. Ed was a member of the Dorn Methodist Church.
He loved the fellowship and the Spirit filled messages each and every week.
Ed will be missed by many. Our lives were touched and complete knowing him.
He is preceded in death by his mother, father and a sister, Nina Harmon Duncan.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ginny; five children, Victoria Harmon of Colorado City, Diann and Clint Grissom of Graham, Gary and Cindy Harmon and Donna and Greg Bates, all of Odessa, and Robert Harmon and Donna McLean of Arlington; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Chris Grissom of Graham; Scott and Shellie Fish and Samantha of Phoenix, Arizona; Quentin and Amy Atkinson and Taylor, Quest, Phoenix, Axl, of Odessa; Vanessa Harmon and Mason and Jacob of Phoenix; Erica Williams and Alana and Isaiah of El Paso; Kimberly Robinson and Brianna and Jory Jr. of San Angelo; Justin Kolb and Bryce of Keller, John and Jill Kolb and Kylie of Fort Worth, Desiree Edwards and Spencer, Sofia, and Claire of Parker, Colorado; Eddie and Skye Harmon of Keller; Jennifer Reynolds and Nick, Caleb, Haley and Presley of Colorado City; Cody and Leslie Reynolds and Conner of Odessa; Amy Harmon and Kennedy and Tyler Harmon, all of Arlington.