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James Richard Harber

Thursday, June 19, 2008

James Richard Harber, son of the late Kenneth Ulman Harber and Juanita Kent Smith Harber, was born Dec. 29, 1937, in Gassville, Ark. He departed this life on June 8, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 70.

Jim was united in marriage to Margaret Skidmore on May 12, 1957, in Pineville, Ark. To this union two daughters were born.

Jim retired from Baxter Healthcare after 29 years of employment. He also worked for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for 10 years; in addition to working for Sentinel Industries of Calico Rock.

He was a member of the Arkana Baptist Church. He loved antique cars and was a member of the White River Car Club.

He is survived by: his wife of 51 years, Margaret Harber of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Leon Martin of Pineville and Peggy and Terry Acklin of Norfork; four grandchildren, Richard Martin, Kristie Thompson, Casey Acklin and Cody Acklin; two great-grandchildren, Clayton Thompson and Will Martin; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Watson of Pineville; and sone brother and sister-in-law, James and Jan Skidmore of Spokane, Wash.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held June 12 at the Calico Rock Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at the Spring Creek Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Terry Acklin, Casey Acklin, Cody Acklin, Leon Martin, Richard Martin and Patrick Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers were Lee Weldon, Brandon Cook, and his musician friends and members of the White River Car Club.

James Richard Harber, son of the late Kenneth Ulman Harber and Juanita Kent Smith Harber, was born Dec. 29, 1937, in Gassville, Ark. He departed this life on June 8, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 70.

Jim was united in marriage to Margaret Skidmore on May 12, 1957, in Pineville, Ark. To this union two daughters were born.

Jim retired from Baxter Healthcare after 29 years of employment. He also worked for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for 10 years; in addition to working for Sentinel Industries of Calico Rock. He was a member of the Arkana Baptist Church. He loved antique cars and was a member of the White River Car Club.

He is survived by: his wife of 51 years, Margaret Harber of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Leon Martin of Pineville and Peggy and Terry Acklin of Norfork; four grandchildren, Richard Martin, Kristie Thompson, Casey Acklin and Cody Acklin; two great-grandchildren, Clayton Thompson and Will Martin; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Watson of Pineville; and sone brother and sister-in-law, James and Jan Skidmore of Spokane, Wash.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held June 12 at 2 p.m. at the Calico Rock Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at Spring Creek Cemetery under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Terry Acklin, Casey Acklin, Cody Acklin, Leon Martin, Richard Martin and Patrick Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers were Lee Weldon, Brandon Cook, and his musician friends and members of the White River Car Club.