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William Edison Harker Jr., 80, Army veteran who served with honor and distinction

William Edison Harker Jr.

WILMINGTON — William Edison Harker Jr., 80, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.

He was born March 2, 1940, in Wilmington, the son of William Edison Harker and Grace Elizabeth Ganey Harker.

William served his country with honor and distinction and retired as a command sergeant major from the U.S. Army, after serving in both Korea and Vietnam.

The family will gather at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, at Wilmington National Cemetery for a committal service. In recognition of William’s honorable and faithful service, the U.S. Army Honor Guard will render Military Honors.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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