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Boley Harmer

Date of Death: 10-20-2019
Interred: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 10-24-2019

Boley Harmer

Boley A. Harmer, 79, of Gower, MO passed away, Sunday, October 20, 2019.

He was born on June 22, 1940 to Carrel Winfred and Martha Ellen (Thompson) Harmer in Edgerton, MO. He grew up near Edgerton and graduated from Smithville High School in 1958. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

On November 18, 1967 he was united in marriage to Marion Waters. After their marriage they lived in Pittsburgh, PA, Trimble, MO, Grayson, MO and in 1972 they moved to Gower, MO where they made their home. His wife, Marion, preceded him in death on January 8, 2017.

Boley retired as a custodian from the East Buchanan School District. Boley and Marion also owned and operated Harmer’s General Hauling.

Boley was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Gower where he served as Deacon, taught Sunday School, and never missed a potluck meal. He was also a member of the Gower Lions Club and the Gower American Legion. Boley enjoyed watching Westerns, fishing, camping, and riding his motorcycle. 

Boley was also preceded in death by his parents, brother, Billy Harmer and sister, Ruth Ann Fuller.

He is survived by his children, Paul and Louise Harmer; brother, Robert Harmer; sisters, Mary (George) Gieringer, Joyce Kissick, Charlotte King, and Lenora Molder; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. 

 Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 24th at First Baptist Church, Gower. 

 Burial with Military Honors: Allen Cemetery

Visitation: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Donations may be made to the First Baptist Church Kitchen Ministry. 

Arrangements by Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.