Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

May 16, 2014

Preston Dewey Harman


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

KEEN MOUNTAIN, Va. — Preston Dewey Harman, age 82 of Keen Mountain, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Clinch Valley Medical Center. Born January 30, 1932 he was the son of the late Lance L. and Dorsie Arnold Harman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Marie Rachel Harman; one son, Robert “Dewey” Preston Harman; son-in-law, James “Pete” Sword; siblings, Nathel Elswick, Tinia Blankenship and Ruth Owens.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Ann Blankenship Harman; two daughters, Kathy Ann Sword of Cedar Bluff, VA and Sue Wade and husband Mike of Richlands, VA; one son, Codie Harman and wife Holli of Keen Mountain, VA; grandchildren, Chuck Sword, James Sword and wife Tabatha, Chad Wade and wife April, Justin Wade, Dr. Nicholas Harman and wife Sarah and Sarah Harman Sells and husband Jason; great grandchildren, Lauren Sword, Anna Sword, Maddie Wade and Logan Sword.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Virginia with the Rev. Raymond Amos, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Pallbearers will be grandchildren.    

 The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. Friday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Virginia.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com.