OBITUARY

Harmon Laverne Jones

September 5, 1939November 15, 2021
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In Loving Memory Harmon Laverne Jones, 82, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away in his home on November 15, 2021.

Harmon was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on September 5, 1939, to Harmon Laverne Jones Sr. and Alice Bernice Wright.

Harmon married Sarah Mattison on October 28, 1960. They celebrated 61 years of marriage in October.

On July 2, 1967, Harmon and Sarah opened A-1 Auto Salvage, which they owned and operated side by side until March of 1986. Harmon’s dream was to open a street rod store, a store dedicated to selling parts for classic and antique automobiles. In March of 1986 he made his dream a reality when he closed A-1 Auto Salvage and opened A-1 Street Rods. Harmon truly loved what he did and went to work every day until his 82nd birthday. He enjoyed helping people and loved talking cars with the customers. Harmon was a member of Colorado Springs Rod and Custom Club for almost 40 years, and was a lifetime member of the NSRA, and Inliner’s International. He was a well known and respected businessman and a wonderful husband and father. He will be missed beyond words.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter Sherrie Lynn Jones. Harmon is survived by his wife, Sarah; daughters, Debbra Jones of Denver, Katherine Brose of Colorado Springs; Grandchildren, Taygeta Jensen, Christopher Armstrong, Kaia Brose, Melissa Armstrong; Great-Grandchildren, Kaianne Jensen, Elliette Jensen, Everlee Jensen, Averiann Jensen. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday December 2, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church located at 420 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903. Arrangements are by Swan Law Funeral Directors. After the service the family is having a potluck dinner from 4:00pm-6:00pm at A-1 Street Rods, 631 East Las Vegas Street, Colorado Springs, CO. The family of Harmon L. Jones wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Colorado Springs Rod and Custom, Gene Musick, and Brian and Sandy Ford.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.Swan-Law.com for the Jones family.

Services

  • A Celebration of Life

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

  • Potluck

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Bob and Carol Corbett

December 2, 2021

Sarah and Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Harmon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Harmon was a good guy and even though we didn't get to see each other very often, it was always a fun and memorable time when we did. He was always there when advice was needed or just to talk about cars and motors. We're sorry we didn't get to come down today but Bob is in quarantine and we are laying low for a few more days. Know we are thinking about you and wish we could be with you. Our Inliners International Club has lost a cherished member.
Bob and Carol Corbett

William Heintzen

November 25, 2021

So very sorry for your loss, He helped with knowledge and parts.

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