Willard Louis Harris, age 85, of Grove City, Ohio, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loved ones Saturday December 24, 2022 at his residence. He was born January 27, 1937 in Pike County, Ohio, a son of the late Rev. Ralph and Flora Harris. Surviving are his daughter, Kim (Wayne) Harris of Grove City, Ohio, his grandchildren, Kotie (Erik) Mason of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, Koulton Grant of Grove City, Ohio, and Sandra, Willard Jr., and Richard Harris, a great-granddaughter, Lilly Mason, extended grandchildren, Troy (Amanda) Mason and Lucas (Kacey) Mason, extended great-grandchildren, Troy, Ayden, Trinity, Kinsley, Remington, River, and Wilder, a brother, Ralph “Jerry” Harris of Tennessee, a sister, Betty Lou (Jorge) Perez of Tennessee, a sister-in-law, Sandy Harris of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, a host of nieces and nephews, and very special friends, Marilyn and Bob Bricker.. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Willard Harris, a brother, Larry Harris, a sister, Eileen Shoemaker, a sister-in-law, Janet Harris, and a brother-in-law, Dale Shoemaker.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday December 30, 2022 at the Cox Burkitt Funeral Home in Beaver, Ohio with Rev. Tom Pfeiffer officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Thursday December 29, 2022 at the Liberty Valley A.M.E. Church on Carrs Run Rd., Beaver, Ohio.
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