Odis Frank Harter Jr.
November 30, 1940 – August 31, 2019
Odis Frank Harter, Jr., also known as “Howard” and “Junior”, 78, of Waverly, Georgia passed away on August 31, 2019 at his residence.
Odis was born on November 30, 1940 in Jesup, Georgia, the son of the late Odis Frank Harter and Martha Eugenia Anderson Harter. He is also predeceased by a brother, James Tillman Harter and sister, Wanda Jean Akin.
Odis graduated from high school in Ludowici, Georgia. He joined the Marines right after high school and then served in Marine Reserves. After leaving the Marines he worked for B&W in Brunswick, Georgia as a welder. He then moved to Orlando, Florida and began his career as a construction worker until his retirement. Odis was involved in renovating the Harold Pate Courthouse Annex in 1996. Odis enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his hunting buddies down at the hunting club.
He is survived by his son, SMSgt Howard F. Harter (Vicki) of Waverly, Georgia and daughter, Gina L. Harter of Hortense, Georgia; his grandchildren, Jeremiah Harter, Devon Miller, Ashley Nolan (Brian), Drake Harter and Logan Harter; his great grandchildren, Demitri Harter, Guinevere Harter and Carter Nolan; a brother, Mickey Harter (Phyllis) and sister, Janice Parson (Doug).
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Waverly United Methodist Church with the Rev. Doug Goode, officiating.
- Memorial Service Saturday, September 7, 2019