Harry Le Roy DeVore

Harry Le Roy DeVore

Birth
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Jun 2014 (aged 80)
Abilene, Jones County, Texas, USA
Burial Abilene, Jones County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 1, Row F, Site 319
Memorial ID 130789806 · View Source
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Harry DeVore

Abilene, TX

Harry Le Roy DeVore, 80 went to be with his Lord on Sunday June 1, 2014. Funeral services will be held, Wednesday June 4, 2014 at 10:00am at Victory Baptist Church with Rev. David Sims officiating. Burial will follow in the Texas State Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Tuesday in North's Memorial Chapel.

Harry was born on December 1, 1933 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Harry A. and Mildred (Gerhold) DeVore. He graduated from Frankfort High School in Germany and was a member of the "European Brats." He enlisted in the United States Air Force where he proudly served until 1964. He worked for twenty-two years at Kelly AFB in San Antonio in civil service.

He married Mary Elizabeth Carey on January 15, 1965 and they lived in the San Antonio area for 29 years. They moved to the Abilene area in 1994. They were active members of Victory Baptist Church. They enjoyed playing music & were involved with several musical groups.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Dawn Faxon.

He is survived by his wife, Mary. Son and Daughter in law; Thad and Tempye Carey of Hawley. One granddaughter, Tiffany Dawn of Austin. He is also survived by a brother in law, R.C. Crowell of Biloxi, MS and two nephews and three nieces also of Biloxi, MS.

Special thanks to their family physician, Dean Allen Schultz, M.D. and the care givers and nurses in the ICU and Hospice of Hendrick Medical Center.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Building Fund of Victory Baptist Church, 4810 Jarman Rd. Abilene, Texas 79603

Online condolences may be made at www.northsfuneralhome.com

Published in Abilene Reporter-News on June 3, 2014


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HARRY
LEROY
DEVORE
SSGT
US AIR FORCE
VIETNAM
DEC 1 1933
JUN 1 2014
HE LOVED GOD
AND COUNTRY


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 3 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 130789806
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Le Roy DeVore (1 Dec 1933–1 Jun 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 130789806, citing Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, Abilene, Jones County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .