Jerry Howard Harmon

February 10, 1937 ~ December 15, 2018 (age 81)


Harmon, Jerry Howard, passed away peacefully at age 81 on December 15, 2018 at home in Marietta Georgia. Jerry was born on February 10, 1937 to the late Mabel E. Harmon and the late Herbert B. Harmon. He grew up in Toledo, Ohio. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved partner of nearly 20 years, Betty Rowell; daughters Gayle Hall (Dave Morris) and Lynda (Ken) Krick; grandchildren Kelly Hall, AJ and Ashton Krick; brothers Jon (Judy) Harmon and Rick Harmon; nieces Heather Harmon and Kari Sand; nephews Matthew and Nathan Harmon; special friends Brenda and Norman Schumaker, Beverly and Sam Vincent, Wes Rowell and Stacy Pulliam, Kari and Bridget Kviten. He graduated from Devilbiss High School in Toledo and attended The University of Toledo where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha (Pikes) fraternity. Jerry served in the Air National Guard and was on active duty from 1963 to 1964. He moved to the Atlanta area in the early 1970's and has made his home there ever since. He had a long career in Human Resources that culminated in his role as Principal at The Delta Resource Group as an Executive Recruiter. Jerry was an avid sports fan and loyally watched his Atlanta Falcons and Braves, the Georgia Bulldogs and OSU Buckeyes. He was a movie buff (his favorite actors were Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood). He loved golf, travel, cooking and most of all spending time with family and friends. Donations in Jerry's name to Lewy Body Dementia Association ( are welcome and appreciated. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, December 28 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Medford-Peden Funeral Home & Crematory, 1408 Canton Highway NE, Marietta, Georgia, 30066.

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