HARKER, GeorgePosted: November 22nd, 2016
GEORGE ROBERT HARKER, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Saturday November 19th, 2016 at the age of 79.
George was born on Oct 2nd 1937 and raised in Magrath. He was educated at Ricks College and BYU. George was married to Celia (Carley) in 1961. He spent his career working in Edmonton and Calgary in various government positions and finished his career as a Director with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
George was predeceased by his parents Nephi Clyne Harker, Alice Larene (Clifton) Harker, and his sister Karen (Arnold). He is survived by his siblings LaRene (Norris) Jackson, Marvin (Marion), Merlin, Jean (Fred) Hayner, and Roy (Kathy). George leaves behind his wife Celia (Carley) and his five sons, Zane, Quinn (Kristen), Nathan, Cory (Kristin), and Levi (Becky).
George retired to Magrath in 2000 and spent the rest of his life as a committed member of the community, with particular interest in the Magrath Museum in preserving the history of Magrath.
The funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Garden Place Chapel, 170 North Center Street, Magrath, on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 11:00 am.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Church, Friday, November 25, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm or prior to the funeral service on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the church.
In lieu of flowers George would have appreciated a donation to the Magrath museum.
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