Mr. Paul Richard Harker Sr., age 78 of Orchard Hill, Georgia passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at his residence.
Mr. Harker was born December 18, 1941 in Millcreek, Pennsylvania. He is preceded in death by his parents Fay Harker Sr. and Florence Johnston; brother’s Fay, Ray and Terry. Mr. Harker served 8 years in the United States Army having served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was also with the City of Griffin Fire Department for 27 years. During and after his career as a fireman, Paul owned and operated Paul Harker tree service for over 30 years and continued to help Coleman Tatum with Tatum’s tree service after his retirement.
He is survived by his children Paul Harker Jr, James Harker and wife Jeanne, Jason Harker and Stephanie; sister, Helen Henry and husband Gene; brother, David Harker and wife Linda; 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be June 3, 2020 from 11:30 until 12:30 at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. A graveside service with military honors will be at 1:00 pm at Westwood Gardens. . Reverend Greg Marsh will officiate.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin is in charge of arrangements.
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