Date of Birth January 27, 1944
Date Deceased October 16, 2020
Hometown Hornell
Home State N.Y.

James Harrick

HORNELL- James Harrick passed away on Friday (Oct. 16, 2020) at the age of 76.

Jim excelled as a husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Susan of 56 years; two brothers, George (Brenda) Harrick and Dan (Judy) Harrick; three children, Stephen (Lisa) Harrick, Julie (David) Mooney, and Amy (Thomas) Fisher; and his six grandchildren, Andraya, Kathryn, Michael, Alex, Lincoln, and Dean.

Jim is now back with the band playing with Plas Johnson, Lester Young, Pete Fountain, and Ben Webster.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. in Hornell is honored to serve the family of James Harrick.

There will be no public calling hours. A private service will be held at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell.

Memorial contributions in Jim’s name may be made to the Music Program at Hornell City School District, 120 Raider Road, Hornell, N.Y. 14843 Attn: Sue Brown.

Online condolences or remembrances of Jim are welcomed on the Facebook page of Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.

Jim, “Take the ‘A’ Train”. We love you!

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7 Responses

  1. Donna and I met Susan and Jim through Jim’s sister-in-law, Carol. We always enjoyed visits with Jim and talking all things education, business, and Apollo. He always expressed genuine interest in our lives and asked questions about how and what we were doing. Susan, please accept our heartfelt condolences and know you’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Jim and I played for a variety of Hornell events. In my home we’d set up to practice then Jim would say to my beagle Parker,”OK kid, it’s your turn!” Parker would then howl, “sing” through our first selection. At the end Jim would say, “OK Parker, you’re done.” What a loving, gentle, loving man with a supportive sense of humor.

  3. To Sue and family, we are grateful and blessed for the music that Jim provided through the years. Dad (Leo C.) loved playing bass and guitar with Jim. I’m sure they’ll be getting back at it once Jim gets home. God bless, Paul

  4. remember all jims support on bass clarinet and all the times my husband joe and jim spent hours fixing jims computor and trumpet music discussions..jim was a member of our little band and his music on clarinet was awsome he is surely missed…

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