Jimmy L. Harless

September 12, 1939 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 82)


Jimmy L. Harless, 82, of Oceana WV, passed away peacefully on November 14th, 2021. Born on September 12th, 1939 in South Point OH, he was the son of the late Pearlie Jackson and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Harless.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Karen Harless, and siblings: James “Buck” Harless, Marshall Harless, Lucille Fortner, Milton Harless, Frank Harless, Fred Harless, P.J. “Bud” Harless, Ray Harless, Betty Joe Collins, Marie Mace, and Mae Morris. He is survived by a brother, Earl Harless.

Jimmy was a lifelong resident of West Virginia and experienced a long and successful career in mining and reclamation. Jimmy won multiple industry awards for environmental reclamation and was passionate about his work. He was an avid golfer, incredible cook, and gardener.

Those left to love and cherish his memory are his three children, Elizabeth N. Harless, Rhonda Harless Halpern and Rick L. Harless, along with multiple loving grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral and burial services will be private for immediate family only.

In celebration of Jimmy’s life, and in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley WV.

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