|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1921|
|Death: ||May 30, 2013|
Milton "Bill" Harmon, 91, of Robert Lee, Texas, died Thursday, May 30, 2013. Visitation will be all day Sunday, June 2, 2013, with the family present from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Robert Lee with Bill Wood, pastor of Pecan Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Paint Creek Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.
Bill was born July 6, 1921, in Coke County, Texas, to Thomas and Amanda Harmon. He graduated from Robert Lee High School. Bill served in the Navy from 1942 to 1946. While a Navy SeaBee, he served as a member of the Naval Construction Battalion Detachment 1058, the first Artic oil expedition.
Bill married Evelyn Synder Eicke in 1948, and she preceded him in death in April 1997. He later married Dorothy Thomas, who died in 2003. Bill was an active member in his church, Pecan Baptist, and his community until his health started to fail. He loved to travel and retired from Vulcan Materials of Denver City, Texas, after driving over two million safe miles. Bill was a caring man who was loved by all. He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives; one daughter, Barbara Garrett; one grandson, Brent Price; eight brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include one brother, Randall of San Angelo; one sister, Inez Harper of Robert Lee; one son, Jim Eicke and wife Sharon of Amarillo; one daughter, Sandy Mader and husband Vern of Canon City, Colo.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews that were an important part of his life, as well. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Olean Stricklan, of Robert Lee; and his granddaughter, Sabrina Krueger, who were precious caregivers that enabled him to stay in his home and took loving care of him for as long as possible.
Published in GoSanAngelo from June 2 to June 3, 2013
Thomas Rudolph Harmon (1892 - 1987)
Amanda Elvira Sparks Harmon (1890 - 1992)
Mary Evelyn Eicke Harmon (1920 - 1997)*
Floyd Calloway Harmon (1913 - 2006)*
Finis Harmon (1914 - 1994)*
Crowley Thomas Harmon (1915 - 1991)*
J. D. Harmon (1917 - 2006)*
Alfred B. Harmon (1920 - 2000)*
Milton Bill Harmon (1921 - 2013)
Ruby Lee Harmon Blair (1923 - 1974)*
Dudley Cortez Harmon (1929 - 1975)*
Paint Creek Cemetery
Created by: Shelby Bozeman
Record added: Jun 02, 2013
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