Seventh Generation: Harley Cecil Warner < Harold Harber Warner < Harold Rix Warner < James Warner < William Warner < William Warner < William Warner
Harley was the son of Harold Harber “Harley” Warner and Helen Fredrica Price. He was born in Toronto on July 15, 1928.
He was named after his father (although “Harley” was only a nickname for his father, whose given name was Harold) and his uncle, Cecil James Warner. As a child, and even as a young man, Harley was known exclusively as “Junior” to his family.
He had two siblings:
He married Elizabeth Christina “Betty” Alexander on July 18, 1959 at her family’s home in Kincardine, Ontario. He was 31. She was 33.
They had three children, all of whom are living:
After Betty died in 1994, Harley lived alone for 24 years. He died in Ancaster on April 2, 2018, at the age of 89.
He was cremated and some of his ashes were scattered at the family property where he had been married 59 years before. The rest were scattered in Lake Huron at Station Beach, his favourite beach, in Kincardine.This video contains a series of photos taken throughout his life.
You can read his obituary here or here.