- June 25, 1935 - March 4, 2017
- Covington, Louisiana
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Augustus Amos Harmon, Jr (Gus) was born June 25, 1935 in New Orleans and was a long time resident of Covington, Louisiana. He passed peacefully on Saturday, March 04, 2017 at his home with his family. He is survived by his wife Diane Freeto Harmon and three children, Emily, Kimberly, and Gregory Harmon, his brothers, Leonard J. Harmon, Thomas F. Harmon and a sister, Kathleen Harmon Friederichs. He is also survived by 18 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Augustus A. Harmon and Loretta Jastrow Harmon and sister, Marlene Harmon Deichmann.
He graduated from Jesuit High School and attended the University of Alabama where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. He maintained lifelong friendships with fraternity brothers. As an adult, he was still active with his chapter helping rebuild a new fraternity house. He worked in the family business Alto with his two brothers and father. He was a great father to his son who has special needs. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Private services are being held for the family through Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.