A funeral service celebrating the life of Charles A. Harris, 79, of Thornville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Jeremy Shank officating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 56 S. Main Street, Thornville, on Sunday, October 28th from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Charles was born on August 9, 1939, in Cabin Creek, WV, to the late Ted and Alice (Whitley) Harris. He passed away at the Pickering House in Lancaster on October 24, 2018.
Prior to retirement, Charles was a machinist with Rockwell International for over 30 years. He enjoyed watching baseball and was an avid fan of the Columbus Clippers, Washington Redskins and WV Mountaineers. He was a volunteer with the AMVETS and he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his children, Gregory (Jen) Harris, Jerry (Jonna) Harris and Charlie Ray (Patsy) Harris; brother, Larry (Vanessa) Harris; sisters, Shirley Burnsworth and Katherine Schonaurer; grandchildren, Kayla Bissett, Tiffany Harris, Jeremiah Harris, Zachary Harris, Kristina Harris, Haley Harris, Greg Harris II and Greg Harris III; and great grandchildren, Landyn Bissett, Natalie Atwood and Aubrie Atwood.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bobby, Tommy, Richard and Roger Harris; and sisters, Jane Hofer and Betty Brown.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Charles to Fairhope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancastser, Ohio 43130.
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Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Charles and the Harris family.