Harry Vern Gwaltney

harry gwaltney

Harry Vern Gwaltney, 83 of Sorento passed away Sunday, September 21, 2008 in rural Bond County. 

He was born March 17, 1926 in St. Louis the son of Herbert Charles and Ruth Mae (Glenn) Gwaltney. He married Jean L. Stump; she preceded him in death on April 30, 2008. His parents, 1 daughter and 1 sister also preceded him in death. 

Harry retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. After retirement from the Air Force he worked as a realtor and owned and operated the Amoco Service Station in Sorento for more than 15 years. 

Survivors: 3 Daughters; Several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren; Sisters, Laura (Wayne) Gish and Mable (John) Askins both of Sorento, IL; Brother, Carl (Lois) Gwaltney of Affton, MO; Several Nieces and Nephews. 

Private family burial will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. 

Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is in charge of arrangements. 

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