Don Harmon, Sr.
Donald Cecil Harmon, Sr., 83, of Orange, passed away Dec. 20, at Harbor Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Father Tom Phelan of St. Francis Assisi Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 22, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with a wake service beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Born in Orange, Oct. 31, 1931, Don was the son of Ovie Harmon and Rosalie Armstrong Harmon. Don was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Don was in the car business for over 60 years and a former owner of Harmon Chevrolet. He loved his family, his cars, and enjoyed following sports.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Harmon; brother, Jackie Harmon and brother-in-law, Leonard Holton.
He is survived by his sons, Donnie Harmon and wife, Rhonda and Kevin Harmon and wife, Teri both of Orange; brothers, Carlton Harmon and wife, Betty and Tommy Harmon and wife, Barbara; sisters, Cynthia Fisher and husband, Howard and Janie Holton; sister-in-law, Jerry Nell Harmon; grandchildren, Amber DeBeaumont and husband, Troy, Haley Harmon, Brian Harmon, Shelby Harmon, Jordan Harmon and Bryce Harmon and great grandchild, Cooper DeBeaumont.
Serving as pallbearers will be Brian Harmon, Jordan Harmon, Bryce Harmon, David Harmon, Preston Fuller and Elvin Blanchard. Honorary pallbearers are C.J. Huckaby and Robert Blanchard.
The family would also like to say thank you to all the doctors, nurses and staff that helped care for Mr. Harmon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s School Foundation 2600 Bob Hall Road, Orange, TX 77630.