Harry C. Bounds was born in Baltimore, Md. on May 22, 1925 and died on June 26, 2014 under much loving care by his second wife Verlyn. In 1936, Harry moved to Houston with his family. He joined the Navy on May 22, 1942 the day he turned 17, and went around the world and served overseas till the end of the war. Harry was a manufactures’ representative in the construction trade for 30 years and retired in 1990. Because of his interest in ships and the ocean, Harry was a docent and board member of the Houston Maritime Museum. He loved everything connected with geography, history, ships and the sea. Harry will be dearly missed by his HMM family.
An era now gone
as this warriors tour of duty ends
at this station, and begins anew
in the heavenly fleet.
His memorial service will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church at 2:00 pm. The address is 12955 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to your favorite charity or to The Houston Maritime Museum.
Excerpt taken from The Anchor, July, 2014.