Harold Andrew Almon, 95 years young, of Gainesville, Texas passed away on August 12, 2023, at his home. He was born September 17, 1927, in Gainesville to Burney Almon and Mary Lou (Turner) Almon. Harold married Wanda Lou Ramseyer in Morton, Texas on March 15, 1953.
He grew up farming and helping his dad. Harold was an active member of First Baptist Church in Gainesville, Texas. He proudly served in the U. S. Navy for his country. Harold made his career as a Geophysical Engineer and traveled all over the world, he was dedicated and meticulous in his work. He invented down directional boring equipment. He established his own company in West, Texas specializing in exploration. Harold was an avid gardener and created bird houses. Harold and his wife, Wanda, later moved back to Gainesville to take care of his mom for over 20 years until her passing.
Harold is survived by his daughters; Janice Edmonson & husband, Chuck of Tyler, Texas, Jeanette Almon of Ft. Worth, Texas, Joanne Colson of Gainesville, Texas; son, Harold Almon II; 14 grandchildren, many great grandchildren; brother Turner Almon and multiple nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Burney & Mary Lou; wife, Wanda Lou Almon; 3 sisters and 1 brother.
Pallbearers will be Travis Almon, Jac Call, Jon Hope, Quinten Colson, Jared Colson and Joseph Call.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023, at 11:00 am at Meador Funeral Home Chapel, 1204 E. California Street, Gainesville, Texas with visitation at 10:00 am before the service with Pastor Kyle Fox officiating. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery.