Most Saturday mornings you could find him at the diner, or stopping in to get coffee at the Byrne Dairy.
James was predeceased by his parents James and Josephine Hares, and his Sister-in-law Carol Famoly.
He is survived by his wife Nancy, a daughter Kimberly Hares, a son James Hares, granddaughter Marinn McKennan, a brother Leslie Hares (Jill), niece Josie Hares and nephew Jessie Hares.
Graveside Services will be held privately for immediate family.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association.
To send condolences, visit robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.