Bernie L. Harty, age 85 of Alvin, Texas passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at home surrounded by family. Bernie was born on June 19, 1935 in Dublin, Texas and was a resident of Alvin for 54 years. Bernie was preceded in death by his parents, Bernie Lloyd Harty and Voncille Whitfield Harty; and grandson, Adam Moritz.
Bernie is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Jeanine Harty; daughter, Mary Simmons and husband Daniel; son, Bernie Harty, Jr.; brother, Regan Harty; grandson, Jeremy Moritz and wife Jennifer; great grandchildren, Corinne, Benjamin, Isabel; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Bernie served in the Airforce from 1952-1956. He then worked for the Galveston Daily News for 10 years and then moved to the Houston Chronicle. He retired from the Chronicle in 1998 after 30 years. He was an avid antique car enthusiast who enjoyed car shows, swap meets, museums, and history. He was in the process of restoring a 1931 Model A pickup.
A visitation will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Scott Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Scott Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Confederate Cemetery, Alvin Texas.
Serving as Pallbearers are Jeremy Moritz, Dwayne Peterson, Gene Burroughs, Kincaide Stevens, Keagen Stevens, and Karsten Stevens.
Arrangements under the direction of the Scott Family, 1421 East Hwy 6, Alvin, Texas 77511. (281) 585-1000 www.scottfuneral home.net