Ray Anthony Harmon

Published 2:59 pm Thursday, February 17, 2022

Ray Anthony Harmon, 62, Hampton, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of Cordia Ellen Hazelwood Harmon Berry and the late Bobby Ray Harmon and the late Billy Jack Berry.
Ray was a graduate of Hampton High School. He was a former butcher at Browns Supermarket, former owner of Cole’s Tackle Box and a machine operator at Colorworks. Ray was an avid outdoorsman; he loved hunting, fishing and marksmanship. He also loved spending time with friends on Dennis Cove Mountain.
Ray was a member of Union Baptist Church.
In addition to his father and stepfather, he was preceded in death by a sister, Bobbi Harmon.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife of 36 years, Rebecca Shingleton Harmon; two children, Cole Harmon and Caley Harmon; his brother, Mark Berry and wife Terri; several nieces and nephews; two great-nephews; and his special “Hey Babe” Taylor.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 19, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Donald Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Bunton Cemetery, Buntontown Road, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Billy Berry, Adam Berry, Joshua Pierce, Jamie Erickson, Gator Bowling, Brandon Stout, Nick Montgomery and Shane Simerly. Honorary pallbearers will be John Simerly, Ike Fortner, Fred Simerly, Ron Whitehead, Carl Lee Hazelwood, Bob Phillips, David Grindstaff and the rest of his Mountain and Bass Club Friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4255. The family will receive friends from noon until the service at 1 p.m. Saturday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Harmon family.

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