Graveside services for James Durward Harlow, 86, of Porterville (formerly of Lindsay) were held on July 18 at the Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. He died on July 13.

He was a kind man who enjoyed his family, books, dogs and especially baseball. He was born on Sept. 20, 1919 in Glasgow, Ken. Though he was raised in Glasgow, he lived most of his life in Lindsay with his wife, Anna (Tackett) Harlow. After serving in the Navy during World War II, Jim owned and operated three gas stations, including Harlow's &#8220Flying A” Service Station in downtown Lindsay.

He was a police officer with the Lindsay Police Department for 17 years. He was known for bringing home neighbors' dogs on his way home form work. After retiring from the police department, he worked as a security guard for the Lindsay Olive Plant. His sparkling eyes and quick smile will be missed.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Anna Harlow; daughters Kathryn Deisman and her husband Bill, and Eileen Cercado; grandchildren Matt, Krysta and Shannon Cercado, Jason Deisman and Mari Ibbs; four great-grandchildren Jayden and Camryn Deisman and Brennan and Laurel Ibbs; sisters Louise McGuire and Joyce Jones; brothers Lester, Leslie and Ronnie Harlow; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Optimal Hospice. Arrangements were under the direction of Webb-Sanders Funeral Home.

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