James Edward Harbeson, 83, of Memphis, passed away peacefully at 10:50 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Kindred Hospital at Jewish.
Born November 13, 1930 in Cordon, Indiana, he was the son of Roy R. and Ivadell King.
He married Martha Lee (James) Harbeson on April 15, 1948 who passed away on November 30, 2011.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and retired as a forklift driver at International Harvester in April of 1985. James enjoyed working on cars and mowing grass.
Other survivors include, 6 children, Suzanne Meredith of Memphis, Anthony “Tony” (Sandy) Harbeson of Underwood, Sandy (Jim) Trout of White House, Tennessee, Michael R. “Mike” (Ann) Harbeson of Memphis, Roger (Pam) Harbeson of Memphis, Thomas Harbeson of Clarksville, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren.
A son, James E. Harbeson Jr., 2 brothers, preceded him in death, Roy J. & Ronald D. Harbeson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Steve Schaftlein officiating with burial to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville and after 9:00 AM on Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
Memorial donations may be given to his church, American Cancer Society, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson Street, Henryville, Indiana 47126.