It is with great sadness the family of Harold Raymond Paddle of Red Harbour announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on March 16th, 2017 at the age of 78 years. Harold Raymond Paddle was born on September 9, 1938 at Port Elizabeth, NL to Bertram and Mary Paddle. Harold married Ruth (Moulton) at the age of twenty. Harold and Ruth celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on February 21, 2017. Harold worked on the Great Lakes in his younger years, he worked in retail for 9 years the remainder of his working years he was a fisherman. He loved to play guitar and sing gospel music. He recorded 4 gospel C.D.'s. He gave his heart to the Lord on November 2005. He was an active member of the United Church in Red Harbour. He Leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories wife Ruth; sons Gary of Red Harbour, Roger (Michelle) of Red Harbour and Terry (Trina) of Red Harbour; daughters Elaine (Rick Senior) of Red Harbour and Kathy (Fred Clarke) of Fort McMurray, AB; 8 grandchildren, Bradley, Brandon, Logan, Lauren, Kathy, Cassandra and Candace. Six great-grandchildren Hailey, Cameron, Chase, Emily, Susan and Daisy; sisters Jean Butler, Susie Grandy and Ada Keeping plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Bert and Mary Paddle and Brother Kyle Paddle. Rev. Robert Tuck officiated Funeral service from Wesley United Church, Red Harbour on Sunday March 19th, 2017 with Interment to following at United Cemetery, Red Harbour. Pall Bearers were sons Gary Paddle, Roger Paddle, Terry Paddle, grandson Bradley Clarke, Kevin Paddle nephew, son-in-law Rick Senior He will be forever loved by his wife Ruth, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.