Gideon Overton Harne, III

September 9, 1948 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 73)


Gideon O. Harne lll passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2O22, at Martinsburg WV VAMC* He was born on September 9, 1948, in Frederick, MD. He was the son of the late Gideon O. Harne, Jr. and Claudine Smith Harne. Gideon is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Lawrence Brown, Jr of Frederick, MD, and his beloved niece Cortney Claudine Brown. He is also survived by his best friend, Robert Dennis, and multiple cousins. He was predeceased by his nephew, Lawrence M. Brown, lll. Gid was a graduate of Frederick High School, Class of 1966. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam era. He returned to Frederick and worked for the USPS- ln 1974 he moved to New Jersey and spent many years there. He was a construction superintendent for multiple developments in the Hackettstown/Morris Plains communities. In 2000 he purchased a home in Newport News, VA, around the corner from his sister and nephew and moved his mom down there from Frederick. He lived in VA until his return to Frederick in 2020. A graveside service will be conducted by Pastor Ed Hartman at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD, at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 21,2022- Attendees please meet at the main entrance chapel area. J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg, MD, provided service to the family. The family would like to thank the entire staff at the Palliative Care and Hospice Community living Center at Martinsburg VAMC for the excellent care and support given to Gideon. A special thanks also goes to Karena Snowden for the months she cared for Gid while he was in Frederick. ln lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation, 6151 N Main St., Ste. 2, Clarkston, MI, 48346. Online condolences may be offered at

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Graveside Service
June 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Mount Olivet Cemetery

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