Ezra Harris, Jr. Obituary

June 5, 2017 Obituary

Ezra Harris, Jr., Youngstown, Ohio - obit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 13 at Fellowship Tabernacle COGIC, 2139 Market Street, for Mr. Ezra Harris, Jr. who departed this life on Monday, June 5.

Mr. Harris was born May 12, 1950 in Howland, Ohio a son of Ezra, Sr. and Bytha Edington Harris.

He was a graduate of Howland High School and had attended Eastern Michigan College.

He had been employed as a steelworker for Copperweld Steel.

He was a member of the church where he served in the Care and Baking Ministries.

He loved his family dearly and really loved to bake.

He leaves to cherish his memories and rejoice in peace, his loving wife of 46 years, the former Bobbie Hardin whom he married June 25, 1971; four children, Denita Harris, Cicely (Waymond) Chambers of Youngstown, Ezra Spicer and Marquitta Jackson of Warren; four brothers, Timothy (Linda) Harris, Joey, Michael and Kenneth Harris; five sisters, Shirley Thomas, Diane Lampley, twins Jane Boss and Jean Harris and Bonnie Stephens; eight grandchildren; mother-in-law, Martha Jean Eldridge and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Linda Sims and Mary Lou Ross.

Friends may call one hour prior to the services, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.

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A television tribute will air Monday, June 12 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.