Christopher Richard Harden

July 2, 1949 - July 12, 2022
Christopher Richard Harden

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Christopher Richard Harden, 73, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 12.

Christopher “Chris” Harden was born to the late Thomas and Mary Harden on July 2, 1949 in New Albany, Indiana. The “Tough as Nails” Marine Corp Vietnam Vet with a faithful, kind, and loving heart for his family and friends. The tried and true American patriot with the entrepreneurial ambition to seek out the American dream, leading the family business to great achievements. Small in stature but mighty in his ambition, he could take anything apart, and most times put it back together, no challenge was too great, a visionary. Quick to reach out his hand to help anyone, a natural giving soul. But most importantly Chris should be remembered as a loving husband, exemplary father, faithful brother, benevolent son of God, and all around great friend who will be greatly missed, leaving a void in many hearts never to be replaced.

Christopher is survived by his wife, Rebecca; his sister, Lisa Mary Harden Brewer; his 4 children and their spouses, Christopher Brent and Allison Sims Harden of Louisville, KY, Matthew Justus and Megan Havens Harden of Chesapeake, VA, Joseph Eric and Bonnie Midgette Swain of Kitty Hawk, NC, Terry Mouchette and Giovanna Rossi Black of Hubert, NC; his grandchildren- Haley Harden Perry, Abigail Marie Swain, Madison Rose Harden, Andrew Harden, and Harbor Harden, and brother in law and spouse, Jerry H and Gwen Calhoun.

Christopher was preceded in death by siblings Michael Thomas Harden and Cheryl Gaye Harden.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to either the Harvest Christian Fellowship by CLICKING HERE

OR donations may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice by CLICKING HERE

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to assist the Harden Family.

Memorial Service

Friday, July 15, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889

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  • July 15, 2022
    Jack & Nancy Honeycutt lit a candle:
    Lit since July 15, 2022 at 7:07:46 PM

  • July 15, 2022
    Jack & Nancy Honeycutt says:
    We will miss you, you were always an upbeat guy full of positive energy, God bless

  • July 15, 2022
    Andy Stoop says:
    Rest in peace We will miss you.

  • July 14, 2022
    Wade Calhoun says:
    Beck I am sorry for Your Loss, I have asked the Lord too to look out for Chris and help him to find his place in Heaven. Becky, I believe that Chris will be waiting for you in Heaven. Take Care

  • July 14, 2022
    Craig and Adele Geris says:
    Our love and prayers are your family. Rest In Peace .

  • July 14, 2022
    Craig and Adele Geris says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family . Rest In Peace.

  • July 14, 2022
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  • July 14, 2022
    Gayle Crosby says:
    Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. Chris was such a good man with such a great spirit. Please know that you and the family are in our thoughts and we are sending prayers of love, strength, comfort and peace during this time and the days to come. We love you. Keith and Gayle Crosby