Saturday, June 1st, 2013
John Richard Harris, 76, Rockford, died at 9:56 a.m. May 31, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert.
He was born Feb. 25, 1937, in Paulding County to Walter and Marvel Scott Harris. In 1967, he married Mary Ann Michael, who died on Jan. 2, 2009.
Surviving are two brothers, Doyle E. (Jane) Harris, Van Wert, and Terry L. (Jill) Harris, Haviland; a companion, Kathy Sill of Rockford; and several nieces and nephews.
He had lived the past 46 years in Rockford and had been employed at New Idea, Coldwater. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Funeral services are 12 p.m. Tuesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina with graveside services by Celina V.F.W.
Calling is 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Rockford EMS.
Condolences may be sent to ketchamripley.com.