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Longtime Falls City businessman remembered

(KLZA)--A longtime Falls City businessman is being remembered. 

Melvin ( Mel ) Harmon of Falls City died Friday, October 8  at the age of 78.  

Melvin Harmon started working at Harmon's OK Tire when he was 14 years old washing tires. He continued on to changing and repairing tires and then worked his way up to selling tires. 

Melvin and his brother Galen eventually became co-owners of the business.

Mel Harmon served 25 years as President of the Falls City Educational Foundation and served 9 ½ years on the City Council in Falls City. In addition, he served as President of the Falls City Chamber of Commerce.

Funeral services for Mel Harmon of Falls City will be Wednesday morning at 10:30 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Falls City. The family will receive visitors at the Dorr and Clark Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m.

Harmon's OK Tire will be closed all day Wednesday for the funeral of Melvin Harmon.  

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