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Ernest G. Halliday

Ernest G. Halliday

Ernest G. Halliday passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the age of 66.

Ernest was born May 18, 1954, in St. Kitts, to Mary Halliday and Ernest Francis.

Ernest served as General Manager of Secret Harbour Beach Resort for ten years and recently retired from government service as the Chief Financial Officer of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority.

Ernest was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Francis, and his son, Jahleel Halliday.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Halliday, two of his sons, Ernest G. Halliday Jr. and Travers Halliday, three sisters Monica, Heather and Helena Demming, five brothers, Stanford, Dickson, Valdez, Samuel, and James Demming; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the first viewing of the late Ernest G. Halliday on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Celestial Chapel-Hurley Funeral Home.

The second viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Christchurch Methodist, Market Square. The service will follow immediately at 10 a.m. Due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and public health guidance, no more than 50 people are allowed in a church setting.

Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

Due to the global pandemic and public health guidance, masks or facial coverings must be worn at all gatherings. Family and friends may offer their support by sharing a special memory or message by going to

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Centers of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix.

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