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Harry Gourley

March 14, 1920 — January 28, 2017

Harry was born March 14, 1920 to Lewis O. Gourley and Annie Pearl LaFon Gourley in Polaris, Wyoming.

Harry loved his horses and he loved flying. He flew a B-17 during WWII for the United States Air Force. After the war he went to India on a government project to rid the country of locusts. In later years he worked for the Highway department, was a pilot for the Aggie’s Over Texas Parachute Club and owned a dry cleaning business. He enjoyed shooting coyotes from his plane and was a sheep herder and loved Wyoming.

Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Gourley; daughter, Jane Pevehouse; brothers, Lewis Gourley, Lester Gourley, Jimmy Gourley; and sisters, Thelma Gourley and Dora Boles.

He is survived by son, Pete Gourley of Edge, Texas; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Rogers Gill and Husband James, Cathy & Duane Spruill of Caldwell; Stefanie & G.W. Jancik of Caldwell; grandchildren, Danny McKinzie, Brad Lauderdale and wife Tanya, Brian Lauderdale and wife Jackie, Cameron McCoy and wife Kaylee, Blake McCoy, Madison McCoy, David Gourley, William Gourley, Elizabeth Morrow; great grandchildren, Cassidy Lauderdale, Mitchell Lauderdale, Lincoln Lauderdale, Owen Lauderdale, Liam McCoy; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

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SERVICES
Visitation

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
11:00 AM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

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