Truman G. “Jerry” Harmon, 84, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Port Charlotte.
He was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Carroll County, Ky.
Jerry was raised in New Marion, Ind., graduating from New Marion High before entering military service with the U.S. Army and serving overseas. Afterward, Jerry worked 30 years for General Motors Corporation in GM’s Indianapolis, Ind., plant, retiring as a Supervisor before relocating with his wife Ruth J. (nee Hass) Harmon, whom he married in July 1950, to Port Charlotte, where they have lived since 1984. He was a 50-plus-year Gold member of the Masonic Order, a member of the Scottish Rite, and a member of First Christian Church of Punta Gorda, Fla.
He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 64 years, Ruth H. Harmon; and nephew, Jerry (Kay) Neace of Madison, Ind. In addition to his parents, Bacil G. and Eula M. Harmon, Jerry was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Hackett.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Roberson Funeral Homes Punta Gorda Chapel. Funeral services will follow. Ceremonies will be conducted by Masonic Lodge 115 F&AM of Punta Gorda, and officiated by Brother Dwight Elam of First Christian Church of Punta Gorda. Burial will be held in Indianapolis. Friends may visit www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes, Punta Gorda Chapel.