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Paul Harmon, age 84, of Flat Springs Road, Elk Park, passed away Sunday evening, June 2, 2019, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk.

Paul was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Avery County, a son of the late Dewey and Grace Ward Harmon. He was a retired self-employed builder and a member of Mount Gilead Baptist Church.

Paul is survived by one son: Rex W. Harmon of Elk Park; one Granddaughter: Chasity Rominger and husband Brian of Vilas; one Grandson: Jason Harmon of Vilas; two Great-Granddaughters: Cora and Emma Rominger, both of Vilas; one Great-Grandson: Max Paul Harmon of Vilas; and one Brother: Ernest Harmon of Elk Park.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Wife: Madelyon Reece Harmon; and three Brothers: Walter, Burl, and Bernard Harmon.

Funeral services for Max Paul Harmon will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Brian Miller. Graveside services and burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, at Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening at Hampton Funeral Service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Harmon family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.