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Obituaries

May 13, 2013

Harold Edward Damron

Oct. 26, 1932 — May 10, 2013

EDMOND —

Harold Edward Damron of Edmond went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, May 10, 2013. He was born the youngest of six children on Oct. 26, 1932, near Comanche to Logan Wilkerson and Mollie Dear Damron. He married his childhood sweetheart and the love of his life, Naomi Ruth Green, Oct. 17, 1950.
A celebration of his life will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 in the Spring Creek Assembly of God Church, Edmond. Graveside interment will be at 3:30 p.m. in the Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Burris Funeral Home, Enid.
Harold will lie in state at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, May 13 and from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  
Harold was a man of faith, an entrepreneur, mentor, and an encourager of countless individuals. He loved God first, his family second and his work where he endeavored to make the best mattress money can buy until May of 2012, when he retired at 79 years of age. His life and his legacy will live on through the lives of those he blessed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, R.L. and Henry; and sister, Lucille.
Harold is survived by his wife of 62 years, Naomi; four children and their spouses, Lindy and Jim Rowton of Edmond, Jean Ann and David Riggs of Oklahoma City, Ed and Brenda Damron of Tuttle, and Jay and Lee Ann Damron of Lawton; 13 grandchildren and their spouses and 17 great grandchildren; two sisters, Juanita Billups of Keller, Texas, and Barbara and husband, Raymond McSpadden of Enid; many nieces, nephews and a host of special friends.
Memorials may be made to Teen challenge of Oklahoma.  Condolences online at www.andersonburris.com.

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