OBITUARY

Bobbie W. Harmon

December 23, 1927March 31, 2018

Bobbie W. Harmon, 90, of Pueblo, CO. Passed away on 03/31/2018, after an auto accident. He was born in Denver, CO; however, he spent part of his childhood on a farm in Missouri. In high school he belonged to Jr. ROTC, where he rode in the Calvary and found his first love, motorcycles. After graduation he joined the Navy where he learned about electronics, Morse code, and ham radios. After his discharge he moved back to Denver where he raced motorcycles, joined the Reservation Ramblers Motorcycle Club, and fell in love with Norma Jean. They married on 11/23/1949. During this time he would start a career in law enforcement. Over the course of his career he would serve as a Denver Police officer and then detective, an agent with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and finally the Colorado Lottery. His close friend and colleague, Hank Potter, said upon his passing “He was the bravest man I knew.” He is preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Norma Jean, and his son, Robert Ray. He is survived by son, Reggie; granddaughter, Erica; sister, Janet; and daughter-in-law, Marcia.

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Laura Potter

April 9, 2018

Bob was my dad Hank Potter great friend. They had the so much fun. They had the same great sense of humor. They definitely made each other laugh. He was a family friend that I always knew would be there if needed. He will be missed!

Michael Hesse

April 9, 2018

On behalf of the Denver Police Museum , we would like to express our condolences to the Harmon family. We greatly appreciate you sharing your father with the Denver Police Department and for his service to the citizens of the City and County of Denver.

Larry Lacerte

April 8, 2018

Bob and I knew each other for 36 years. We both started working for the Colorado Lottery in 1982. He was one of the first employees hired to get the Lottery going. Over the years, he was always ready to come to my house and solve my latest electrical problem. I was constantly amazed at his vast knowledge of electronics and security systems. I really enjoyed our frequent lunches. He was a true friend and will be missed.

Ray Cory

April 7, 2018

Warmest condolences to the Harmon family.

I worked with Bob for several years and always found him to be pleasant, cheerful, and helpful with his wide range of experience and knowledge. Always a pleasure to be around.

Best regards,
Ray Cory (police chief, retired)

FROM THE FAMILY