Mr. Johnnie Alexander Harmon, Jr., 78, was born April 12, 1944 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to the late John M. Alexander and the late Iola H. Williams (Allen Williams). He departed this earthly life on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Pruitt Health Nursing Home in Aiken, South Carolina.
Mr. Harmon was educated in Lexington County, graduating from Twin City High School in 1962. He continued his education at Bronx Community College and Mercy College in New York. He also was a National Street Law Instructor, police cadet founder of minority criminal justice activity and affirmative action officer. He served 25 years as a lieutenant with the New York Department of Corrections. In 1964, Mr. Harmon entered the United States Army and served with the 1st SQDN 3rd ACR in Germany. He accepted Christ at 5th Avenue Baptist Church in New York.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John M. Alexander and Iola H. Williams (Allen Williams); a brother, Jerry Williams and a wife, Betty Harmon.
Those left to cherish his precious memories include: his wife – Barbara Z. Harmon of Maryland; two sons – Cedric Harmon of New York and Gerard Harmon of California; a daughter – Jerri Hernandez of New York; two grandchildren – Jadae Hernandez of New York and Gerard "G2" J.C. Harmon presiding in California; two sisters – Shirley A. Williams of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina and Harriet Wilson of New York; five brothers – Allen (Brenda) Williams of Irmo, South Carolina, Leroy (Loretta) Williams of Lexington, South Carolina, Jeffrey (Asilee) Williams of Grovetown, Georgia, John Alexander, Jr. and Ronnie Alexander, both of New York; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.