Carlsen, Harold (Harley)
A longtime resident of North Buxton, Harold (Harley) Carlsen passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 30, 2022 at the age of 81.
He was the son of the late Hjalmar Carlsen & Elizabeth Crosby-Travis (nee Crosby) (the late Henry Travis).
Dear father of Melanie Travis (Gary), Blair Carlsen, Stephanie Carlsen, the late Carleen Carlsen, & D'Wayne Carlsen.
Proud papa of Brittany, Whitney (Brandon), Talisa, Lisa (Nathan), Samantha (Alan), Desiree, Tyler, and the late Terrell.
He will be sadly missed by his 14 great-grandchildren.
Brother of Gary Travis & Agnes Chandler.
Predeceased by siblings, Hjalmar Carlsen, Carl Carlsen, Margaret Jackson & Elizabeth Irene Eastlake, Earl Travis, & Les Travis.
Harley will be dearly missed by his honourary brother, Terrance Travis, and many nieces, nephews & cousins.
Harley retired after 30 years as a Garbage Truck Operator. He was a longtime member of North Buxton Community Church. He could often be found on his John Deere lawnmower, cutting multiple acres of grass. Harley had a unique sense of humor, and a contagious laugh. A staple of North Buxton, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Friends to be received on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. A Celebration of Harley's life will continue at North Buxton Community Church Hall, 21991 AD Shadd Road, North Buxton from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm.
Cremation to follow with Private Family Interment at a later date.
In memory of Harley, donations may be made to North Buxton Community Church.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street,
519 351 2040