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Darnell Edwin Harris

October 25, 1938 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 81)


Darnell Edwin Harris, age 81, passed from this life on Friday, August 28, 2020 at approximately 2:58 p.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center.  
He was born October 25, 1938  in Lima, Ohio to Lexaville and Gladys (Williamson) Harris, Sr.; both parents preceded him in death.  
In September of 2003 he was united in holy matrimony to Queenie Downton who survives in Lima.
Mr. Harris worked at Summit County Children’s Home and Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.
Besides his loving wife Queenie, he leaves to cherish his precious memory, 2 sons; Donell E. Harris (Aretha) of Huntsville, AL.  Kevin J. Ray of Akron, OH.  A daughter; Allyssa L. Harris of Akron, OH.  4 step-children; Lamar E. Ware, Robin R. Clay (David) both of Lima.  Douglas A. Ware of Atlanta, GA and Tally M. Downton of Tampa, FL.  10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. 2 brothers; Lexaville Harris, Jr. (Shirley) and Richard Harris (Rebecca) both of Lima.  2 sisters; Margaret Jones and Geneva Harris both of Jacksonville, N.C.    
He was preceded in death by a brother; John Gwinn.         
Services will be held on Friday September 11, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church. with Rev. Earnest Stevens Jr., officiating.
Visitation/Wake services will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church.                          
Entombment  -  Memorial Park Mausoleum 
Military Rites     -   V.F.W.  # 1275
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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September 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Jones Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
1302 Oakland Parkway
Lima, OH 45805

Funeral Service
September 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church
122 West Fourth Street
Lima, OH 45804

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