Richard James Harding, 81, Ocean Isle Beach, NC died June 8, 2020.
Born in New York City, NY on December 8, 1938, he was a son of the late William Harding and Mary Ann Mularky Harding. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Harding, Jr. and a sister, Joan Collins.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired public school educator.
Surviving are his wife, Myriam Navarro Harding; daughter, Jennifer Harding and life partner, Mackenzie, Florence, SC; sisters, Olivia Helmold, Scottsdale, AZ, Sheila Harding, South Plainview, NJ, and Mary Frances Kissane, Mattawan, NJ.
Family services will be conducted on July 1, 2020 at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church.
Memorials may be directed to Habitat for Humanity, 4170 Long Beach Road, Southport, NC 28461.
Online condolences may be made at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte