Harman, Jr., William Edward
William (Bill) Edward Harman, Jr. 89 of Narrows, VA, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 30, 2021 at his home. Bill was born October 5, 1931 in Crumps Bottom, WV and was the son of the late William Edward Harman, Sr. and Esther Ann Simpkins Harman. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Alice Holdren Harman and two sisters, Lucille Crawford and Betty Jo Cooper.
Bill was a 1948 graduate of Hinton High School in WV and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a retired engineer with Norfolk Southern Railroad and served as Sheriff of Giles County for two terms. Bill loved farming and feeding the cows. He also loved the company of his family and friends.
Bill is survived by two daughters, Margaret Ann Harman of Narrows, Nan Harman Robillard (Dr. Bruce Robillard) of Danville, three grandchildren, Mary Alice Cox (Brian), Lucy Ann McGee (Chris), John Willis Muncy, III and six great grandchildren, Leah McGee, C.P. McGee, Levi McGee, Hannah Cox, Brian Cox, and Thomas Cox.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00am at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with Pastor Chris McGee officiating. The family will receive friends at the Givens Funeral Home one hour prior to the service from 10 -11am. Burial will follow at 1pm at the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bible Baptist Church, 1161 Cluster Springs Rd., South Boston, VA 24592. We will be observing COVID-19 precautions, please wear a mask and observe social distancing. Online condolences can be sent to the family at givensfuneralhome.com.