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March 9, 1936 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 84)

EDGEWATER, FLA. - James L. Harding, 84, formerly of Youngstown, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2020, at Advent Hospital in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

James was born March 9, 1936, in Youngstown, and was a son of the late Arthur and Vada Cox Harding. He was a lifelong area resident until he moved to Florida in October of 2018.

He attended Chaney High School, and worked for over 35 years for RMI Titanium in Niles before retiring.

He leaves his son, James A. (Cathy) Harding of Winter Springs, Fla.; two grandchildren, James D. Harding and Connor A. Harding; and a brother-in-law, Jim Toy of Struthers.

His wife, Louise Hammond Harding, whom he married in 1958, passed away in 1972. His daughter, Darlene Harding, passed away in August of 2015. A sister, Beverly Toy, is also deceased.

Because of the current virus pandemic, there will be no calling hours, but a graveside services will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, where Mr. Harding will be laid to rest next to his wife.

Arrangements were entrusted Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

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