Obituary of James (Jim) Wesley Harding
It is with great sadness the family of James (Jim) Wesley Harding of Burin Bay Arm announce his passing on August 4th, 2022 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center at the age of 80 years.
Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 58 years Carolyn; daughter Jeannie (Everett) of Vancouver; sons Alan (Jane), Tim (Florence) of Edmonton and Scott (Nadine) of Bon Accord, AB; grandchildren Tiana, Terry, Wesley, Danielle, Daten, Jenessa, Brennen, Cameron ; great grandchildren Bryson, Ryan, Jacqueline, Paislee and Charlie plus a large circle of other family and friends.
Predeceased by his mother Susie; father Samuel and brothers Wallace and Albert.
Jim was a full of life with an with an outgoing personality. His smile and laughter always attracted many. He was a man of wit and you never knew what he would say but you can be sure it was what was on his mind. He was always ready for a good yarn and his mischievous side looking for a prank to pull.
Jim was born on November 16, 1941 in Burin Bay Arm in his family homestead. He married Carolyn on October 5, 1963 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jim loved the outdoors, especially going in the 'woods'. He would jump from the supper table to lend a hand to anyone in need. We could always count on him for advice when you needed it, even if you didn't you would get it anyways. He loved his music, Price is Right and the evening news, he may have slept through it all but it had to on. He loved to go to the "Colony Trust" and listen to music with his friends which kept his heart warm with dance. He's dancing with the Angels now and laughing with his friends. We will always have our memories and he will be sadly missed and remembered by all.
In keeping with Jim's wishes cremation will take place.
Family will be accepting visitors on Monday, August 8th from 2-4PM and 7-9PM at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.
Funeral Service to take place from Bethany United Church, Tuesday, August 9th from 11AM open to everyone.
Inurnment for family only following at Bethany United Cemetery, Burin Bay Arm.
Donations in his memory may be made to Bethany Cemetery or Janeway Hospital.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.
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