Harry Michael Harp, 74 of Sunray, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 oclock in the afternoon on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor David McGaughy officiating. Interment will follow in Lane Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends from 6 oclock until 8 oclock in the evening on Tuesday at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Sunray.
Harry was born on August 1, 1945 in Sayre, OK to Percy and Gladys (Sorrells) Harp. The family moved to Sunray when Harry was 5 years old and Harry would attend school in Sunray where he graduated high school. After high school, Harry played college football in California and would eventually return to WT where he graduated college. Harry married Jo Lynn Thomas on December 26, 1964 and would have celebrated 55 years of marriage this year. Harry had a love for athletics, coaching basketball and football in Shamrock and Levelland. Harry owned and operated T and H Tire Center and later enjoyed farming and ranching. Harrys love for athletics continued in his support he showed his children and grandchildren in their athletic ventures; he was their biggest fan. Harry will be remembered for being a very giving man who was always willing to help anyone out.
Harry was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Thomas Harp; sister: Ellen Teel; grandson: Hadley Harp.
Harry is survived by his wife Jo Lynn of the home; son: Merrill Harp and wife Cari of Sunray, TX; daughter: Markae Harp of Amarillo, TX; sisters: Janie Kirkpatrick and Gladys Kennedy both Durant, OK; grandchildren:
Austin Harp and wife Amanda of Amarillo, TX, Hayden Harp of Amarillo, TX and Mekayla Martin and husband Trevor of McKinney, TX.
The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to the Food Panty of First United Methodist Church of Sunray, PO Box 306, Sunray TX 79086 or to Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville FL 32224.