In Memoriam
Howard Wayne Harkey

Services Provided By

Lyerly Funeral Home


Howard Wayne Harkey

November 06, 1956 - September 26, 2012

Howard Wayne Harkey, 55, of Salisbury, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at his home.

He was born November 6, 1956 in Stanley County, the son of Genevieve Katherine Poda Harkey and the late Julius Elvin Harkey. He was of the Lutheran Faith.

Howard graduated from Charlotte Olympic High School. He was a retired Captain of the Salisbury Fire Department, a Captain of the Rowan County Rescue Squad, was an instructor at Rowan Cabarrus Community College and other fire related classes. Howard was an avid donator of The PURSE and a member of the NRA. He had a degree in Home Land Security and was a Rescue Instructor all over the State of North Carolina.

Those left to cherish his memories are wife Veronica Holt; adopted son, Jason Harkey of Salisbury; step-son Christopher Mauro of New Jersey; step-daughters, April Campbell of Charlotte and Jenifer Mauro of Salisbury; brothers, Mike and Jeff Harkey of Charlotte and 6 grandchildren.

Visitation: 11:00 AM -1:00 PM, Saturday, October 6, 2012 at High Rock Community Church, 708 Jake Alexander Blvd., W, Salisbury, NC.

Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 6, 2012 at High Rock Community Church with Pastor Jon Allen officiating along with the Firefighters Service provided by the Salisbury Fire Department Honor Guard.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lyerly Funeral Home, PO Box 279, Salisbury, NC 28145