Charles “Charlie” Wayne Harmon, 78, of Covington, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at LewisGale Hospital-Alleghany in Low Moor.
He was born May 5, 1942, in Alleghany County, the son of the late Harold Pershing Harmon and Mildred Hill Harmon.
Mr. Harmon was a 1960 graduate of Covington High School.
He was employed with Hercules, then retired from the Homestead Resort after working as a butcher and later working in the valet parking.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Mr. Harmon was married to the late Jane Ann Johnson Harmon, who preceded him in death in 2003.
He later married Glenna Smith Harmon, who preceded him in death in 2020.
He is survived by five sons, Donald Harmon and wife Claudia of Preston, W.Va., Harold Daniel Harmon and wife Tammy of Covington, Stewart Dale Harmon and wife Chrisy of Hot Springs, Douglas William Harmon and wife Rachel of Lexington Park, Md. and David George Harmon and wife Lori of Rocky Mount; stepson, Pat Smith and family of Covington; 13 grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; and a sister, June Ann Harmon Logan of Mechanicsville.
In addition to both wives, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Harmon.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Union Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Goforth officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hot Springs Fire & Rescue Association, P.O. Box N, Hot Springs, Va. 24445.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff of the Brian Center in Low Moor and the LewisGale Hospital-Alleghany staff of ER and ICU.
Arrangements are being handled by McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.mclaughlinandyoung.com.
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