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James C. Harmon, 77, Kittanning, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born July 11, 1933, in Kittanning, a son of Lula (Rickel) Harmon of Adrian, who survives, and the late Patrick Harmon.
He was married to his wife of 56 years, Delphine (Cousins) Harmon, who survives.
Mr. Harmon was a retired welder from Tesone Corp. and a member of the Montgomeryville Baptist Church.
He enjoyed hunting and gardening, and he loved horses.
In addition to his mother and wife, surviving relatives include five daughters, Cindy Gibson of Kittanning, Amy Lemmon and husband David of Shelby, N.C., Lisa Cone of Kittanning, Stacey Clayton of Vandergrift, and Shawnee Bush and husband Tom of Punxsutawney; 18 grandchildren, Courtney Gibson Miller and husband Russell, Cale Michael Gibson, Aaron Lemmon and wife Elizabeth Ann, Arik Lemmon, Adam Cornman, Jaida Cone, Dennis Cone, Dan Cone, Arley Cone, Abram Cone, Koleman Dudek and wife Nicole, Jacob Dudek, Kevin Dudek, Anastasia Clayton, Lincoln Clayton, Noah Clayton, Tommy Bush and Jamie Bush; two great-grandchildren, Rowan Miller and Caelyn Grace Miller; four sisters, Flora Jean Harmon of Templeton, Dixie Lee Toy and husband Robert of West Kittanning, Isabelle Painter and husband Gerald of Templeton, and Linda Venesky of Cowansville; a brother, Raymond Harmon and wife Nancy of Adrian; a sister-in-law, Joy Earl of Michigan; a brother-in-law, William and Kay Cousins of Templeton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, Kittanning.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at the funeral home with the Rev. Matt Phillips officiating.
Interment will be in the Cochran Cemetery.