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Harry Otley Scarfe Jr., born March 31st, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA. He was predeceased by his parents Harry O. and Emma Scarfe. He died peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on August 21st at The Retreat on Lady’s Island with his wife, family and friends at his side. He was the loving, giving and caring husband of Lynda (Hardy), his wife of 38 years. Harry also is survived by son, Greg Scarfe (Md.) wife Cindy, granddaughter Emma and step granddaughter Clare and step grandson Jack. A daughter Danielle Farrand (Tx.) husband Jeff, granddaughter Jazmine and grandson Jake. He was also survived by his brother, Stephen (Linda )Scarfe , nephews, Stephen (Danielle)and their four children, Jason(Kelly)and their two children and Tom (Beth) Hardy (Wa.) brother-in-law and their four children, Dianne Price (Zig) his sister in law and nephew, Jeffrey (Jennifer)Price and their three children. He also had seven step children, Barry (Janice) Wolvin two children Nathanial and Daniel, Wendy Cochran, two children Rachel and Courtney, Jill (Dave) Rodriquez two children Jasmine and Marissa, Beth (Pat)two children Claire and Conor , Amy (Steve) two children Emma and Abby and Bruce and Brian who are deceased. His cousins, Joe Chandler, Jim (Denie) Chandler, Loretta (Jack) Walsh, Teresa (David ) Petty and Julianne (Joe) Duffy.

Harry attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. and received his degree in electrical engineering. Following graduation he went into the U.S. Army, served as Second Lieutenant. During the Cuban Missile Crisis he was “allowed” to spend an additional year. He was stationed at White Sands Missile Base in New Mexico. He then went to work for Westinghouse Corp. and was transferred to Michigan. He then went on to receive his Masters degree from the University of Detroit. He later went to North Electric Supply in Michigan and was President for 20 years. He retired in 2001 and he and his wife, Lynda moved to South Carolina, making their home at Dataw Island.

Harry loved the game of golf and it brought him many great memories through the years that he played. He also loved to ski and learned to fly and truly enjoyed that for over 40 years. He was a quiet man in many ways but had a heart of gold and a gleam that sparkled in his eyes and a laugh that so many loved. He will be truly missed by many.

His love of his Lord and Savior was at the top of his list and he lived his life as a child of God. He and his wife are members of Tidal Creek Fellowship Church and he loved Sundays when he could be there and praise the Lord.

His wife, Lynda would like to thank BMH, MSA Hospice, The Retreat at Lady’s Island and many very special friends for their love, caring ways and support during this time. God bless you all.

Harry’s’ Celebration of Life will be at Tidal Creek Fellowship, 290 Brickyard Point Rd. South, Lady’s Island on Saturday Sept. 8th at 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Tidal Creek Fellowship Church or MSA Hospice.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to medical reasons, we ask that all guests would refrain from wearing perfume, after shave or cologne. Thanking you in advance.

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  1. Patti Wallace says:

    Dearest Lynda, Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers, We both know that the Lord is by your side and will give you the comfort and strength to get you through the difficult days ahead. Harry was a very dear man and he will be missed. Please do not hesitate to call on me for whatever you need. I love you and will talk to you soon.

    Your sister in Christ,


  2. Kimberlee Carson says:

    Lynda, I adore (my secret husband …ha ha ha..)Harry and you and my heart is aching for you but I know ypur one strong woman and an even stronger WOMAN OF FAITH memories are forever and i know that you and Harry have many ..Know that I love you both deeply. I’M here for you not just now but WHENEVER

  3. Phil and Zoe Ann Kurkowski says:

    Dear Lynda,
    Thinking of you as you mourn Harry’s passing..
    He was a very special man,loved by many. Harry has always held a special spot in our hearts for all the good he created for us at North Electric.
    Hoping with time,a gentle peace will return to your life.

    All our love and Deepest Sympathies,
    Phil and Zoe Ann

  4. Ken and Judy Nutt says:

    Lynda, our hearts are heavy but our souls are strong. Harry was a man of integrity and love, he was so good to me and my family. I know he is golfing in Heaven and making birdies! You and he made a wonderful couple, so much love and caring. We will be praying for you through this difficult time, all our love, Ken and Judy Nutt

  5. Frank and Sandy Nutt says:

    Thank you for all you have done over the years for Harry.
    I have always considered Harry to be my mentor in business and my friend for life. Sandy and I send our condolences in this most difficult time.
    God Bless

    Frank and Sandy Nutt

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