Raymond J. Harms
January 26, 1946 - March 27, 2020
Raymond J. Harms, age 74, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Newark, NJ on January 26, 1946, he was the son of the late Joseph and Evelyn (Higgenbothem) Harms. Raymond worked as an independent contractor as well as the owner and operator of Arnold Bread. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing poker and billiards with his many friends. An avid football fan, Raymond could often be found cheering on his beloved New York Giants. He was lovingly known as “Pop-Pop” to everyone who knew him. Raymond will always be remembered as a devoted family man and deeply adored by his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Harms. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandra L. (Miller) Harms; children, John Harms (Karen) of Perry Hall, MD and Benjamin Harms (Heather) of Middletown; grandchildren, Cheyanne, Sierra, Samantha, Jeffery, Gavin and Maximus; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Karen Hess (Allen); nephew, Vinny Hess; and daughter-in-law, Stacy Harms of Florida
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Raymond’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.