Winfred “Spike” Harner


Winfred "Spike" Harner, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in Kerrville. He was born on April 13, 1930, in Red Knob, West Virginia, to Fred and Belva Hopkins Harner. He married Jean Marie Helmick in Flint, Michigan more than 40 years ago, was an active choir member, retired Postal Carrier of 36 years and served in the Air Force during the Korean War. 

He is survived by:
His wife: Jean Harner of Kerrville

Sherilyn Lorkowski of New Hampshire
Kathy Quigley of Michigan
Laural Salazar of San Antonio

Jerry Harner of Michigan
David Stevens of Colorado
Thomas Stevens of Wisconsin

Younger sister: Jane Shoemaker of Michigan

Elder brother: Bruce Harner of Florida

12 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Harner.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 12 PM at First United Methodist Church in Kerrville.

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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.