Henry Harrison Runyon of Raleigh, NC

Henry Harrison Runyon, 83, of Raleigh, NC, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, May 20, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Oscar Perry. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, WV. He was born February 26, 1928 in Delbarton, WV, a son of Julius Bannon “Duban” Runyon and Ethel Evans Runyon. Henry was an electrician for CSX and was a Baptist by faith. He was also a U.S. Army WWII veteran. A daughter, Linda Runyon also preceded him in death, along with two sisters, Alice Harris, Nancy Jane Baisden, two brothers, Arnold and Hie Runyon, and three infant siblings. Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Narie Copley Runyon; five daughters, Peggy Ledsome and husband, Paul of Clayton, NC, Karen Caldwell of Goldsboro, NC, Sally Spencer and husband, Russell of Willow Spring, NC, Annette McKee of Chesapeake, OH, Brenda Runyon of Raleigh, NC; a sister, Martha Runyon Robinson of Dandridge, TN; two brothers, Wallace Runyon and wife, Auggie of Kilgore, TX, Leslie Runyon and wife, Ann of Cincinnati, OH; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at Morris Funeral Home.