Hollis Harmon PDF Print E-mail

Hollis Harmon, age 86, of Newberry, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at his home.

He was born on February 6, 1935 in Lexington County, South Carolina. He has been a longtime resident of Newberry, South Carolina but also spent several years in Arlington, Texas. Hollis graduated from Newberry High School in 1953. There he participated in the Paper Bowl in 1952 as a member of the football team. He retired from the civil service and was a salesman for many years. Hollis had an unwavering faith in God and was a member of Lewis Memorial Church.  Golfing, camping, traveling, and spending time with his family brought Hollis great joy. Hollis was an avid Carolina Gamecock fan.

He is survived by his son, Keith (Tammy) Harmon, daughter-in-law, Dianne Harmon, three grandsons Wyman (Katie) Harmon, Jesse (Brooke) Harmon and Jared Harmon and his beloved great granddaughter Mila Harmon. Hollis is also survived by friends, relatives, and step-children whom he loved dearly.

Hollis was predeceased by his mother Mary Poole Harmon, father Kimbell Harmon, stepmother Ruby Harmon, his wife Betty Sturkie Harmon and his longtime companion Marie Nobles. Hollis was also predeceased by his son Wyman (Dianne) Harmon and step-daughter, Betty Ann Fares.

Funeral services will be held at McSwain Evans Funeral Home Chapel, 1724 Main Street, Newberry SC 29108, on Wednesday  March 17, 2021 at 11:00 am by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. Interment will be held at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105.

Active pallbearers will be Jerry Busby, Will Nobles, Rick Dobson, Bobby Phillips, Randall Renwick and Timothy Cogdell.

All attending are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks.



#9 Jenny Braswell 2021-03-17 21:55
Keith, Tammy, and Family, Jimmy and I are so sorry about the loss of your Dad. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jenny & Jimmy Braswell
#8 Susan Smith 2021-03-16 22:30
We're so sorry for yalls loss. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers. Virgil & Susan Smith
#7 DeLaine Sturkie Buff 2021-03-16 18:34
Sending love and prayers to you all.
#6 Timothy L Sturkie 2021-03-16 17:59
Sorry for your loss. He will be missed.
#5 Jackie Sims 2021-03-16 17:46
Keith, Tammy & family may God give you oeace, strength & joy through this storm! God is still good in midst of everything. Trust God through it all & continually praise Him!!
#4 Kathy Boland 2021-03-16 13:55
Keith, Tammy and family, we are sorry to hear of Mr. Hollis’ passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God bless you with His Presence, give you strength and comfort always! We love y’all.

In Deepest Sympathy,

Kathy, Ryan, Nicole, Scotty, Jayden and Ashtyn
#3 Tommy Herndon 2021-03-16 13:45
So sorry for your loss, Keith
#2 Evelyn Frick 2021-03-16 11:29
RIP Mr. Hollis You will certainly be missed.
#1 Sheriff Lee Foster 2021-03-16 10:49
Our family extends our deepest sympathies on the passing of this fine man. May the memories of a joyous life serve as comfort and fill the gaps left in your hearts with memories. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia