Joshua Harmon

Obituary of Joshua Harmon

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Joshua Lee Harmon passed away on November 15, 2022 in Boone, a lifelong Watauga County resident he was born January 7, 1991 to Terry Harmon and Dawn Valdez Joshua is the beloved son of Terry Lee Harmon and Dawn Valdez Arnold. A native of Watauga County, he loved the simple things in life. Even though Joshua had personal struggles in his life, he loved to make people laugh and enjoyed cutting up and playing around. He had a wonderful, caring heart, and beautiful smile. Those who truly knew Joshua saw all the love, joy, and pain he lived with every day. He spent most of his life serving the public in the food service industry, working in fine restaurants in Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and in fast food in Boone, NC. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward Harmon and maternal grandmother, Diane Stuart. Joshua is the proud father of five beautiful boys. Jacob Harmon, Gabrielle Harmon, and Mason Harmon who reside in Pennsylvania with their mother (ex-wife), Stephanie Chapman Farrow. Edison Dotson and Wyatt Harmon who reside in Boone, NC with their mother (longtime girlfriend) Jessica Dotson. Joshua is also survived by his parents, Terry Harmon (spouse-Ruthy Harmon), Dawn Valdez Arnold (spouse- Jim Arnold), brothers: Brandon Arnold and Hunter Harmon, grandmother: Judy Harmon, uncles: Shawn Valdez and Tony Harmon (spouse-Kim Harmon), Aunt Christina Presnell (spouse – Terry Presnell) and several first and second cousins, and other distant family members. Joshua will be greatly missed! He is not lost but forever alive in all our hearts and memories. There will not be a memorial service. The family respectfully asks for your understanding. Any condolences can be emailed to and will be shared with all the family. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Harmon family.
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