Omrie Harmon, 100, of New Castle passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022 at Hickory Creek of New Castle. He was born March 20, 1921 in Albany, KY to the late Elmer and Cloda (Tarter) Harmon.
He lived in New Castle his entire life and met the love of his life, Geraldine (New) Harmon on roller skates and married her in 1941. Omrie was a World War II Veteran and as a mechanical engineer he was instrumental in the invasion of Normandy on D-Day; he was awarded a Bronze Star medal. He was stationed in Germany, London England and Northern France. Omrie was always self-employed; he owned and operated Yellow Cab in New Castle for 15 years. He also owned Harmon Motor Sales for many years and enjoyed buying and selling cars until the age of 100.
He is survived by his children, Kenneth (Sharon) Harmon and Linda Harmon; grandchildren, Ken Harmon, April (Colin) Forrest, David Harmon, Dana Arterburn and Erica Jones; great-grandchildren, Levi Cooley, Denver (Micayla) Cooley, Tristen Forrest, Mersadeez Hendricks, Kameron Forrest and Saphyra Hendricks; great-great-grandchildren, Estelle Cooley, Aspen Cooley, Aurora Cooley and one on the way; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 80 years, Geraldine L. Harmon.
Services will be at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2022 at Foursquare Gospel Church, 3200 S. 14th St. New Castle, IN 47362 with visitation from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Pastor Jim Becker will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by contingents from the New Castle American Legion/VFW and U.S. Army. Private burial will be at South Mound Cemetery-West Lawn Addition. Memorial contributions may be made to the Foursquare Church. You may express condolences or share a memory of Omrie at www.hinsey-brown.com.