William Harold Harris
1928 - 2019
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Mr. William Harold Harris of Bonifay, Florida, formerly of Slocomb, AL passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home. He was 90. Mr. Harris was born June 14, 1928 in Akron, OH. Harold was raised on a farm outside Slocomb, AL. Harold left school at the age of 15 and entered the US Navy during WWII. "A man's departure from his familiar world may be inevitable, but his spirit lives on, in the deeds and actions of those who remain. In the memories of those left behind, his friends and family, whose lives may reflect the lessons they have learned from him, and that shall become his truest legacy."

In addition to his parents, Lola Watford Harris and Cecil Ford Harris, his wife of 66 years, Mable Dorriety Harris and sister, Joanna Harris McDonald preceded him in death.

Survivors include his daughter, Deenie Rosser (Tom), Ft. Walton Beach, FL; two sons: David Harris (Debi), Apollo Beach, FL and Doug Harris (Brenda), Boynton Beach, FL; grandchildren: Ryan Rosser (Becky), Clay Rosser, Britni Haskins (Michael), Keith Hatchell, Ashley Pepe (Curtis) and Shawna Kemerer (Nick); 15 great-grandchildren; nephew, Kyle McDonald (Kim) and their two children; special care provider, Maria Smith.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Bonifay with Rev. Ike Steverson and Rev. Shelly Chandler officiating. Interment followed in the Bonifay City Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing. The family received friends at the church on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until service time. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Lighthouse Children's Home, 7771 Maham Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32309.

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Published in Washington County News from Feb. 6 to Feb. 13, 2019.
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February 19, 2019
My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Ps. 94:19 When anxieties overwhelmed me, You comforted and soothed me.
February 11, 2019
Sorry to hear of Mr.Harris' passing. He most certainly lived a full life. He was a good, kind man that will be greatly missed.
Jennifer & Gary Curran
February 9, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort be with you in your time of need.
February 6, 2019
Bonifay, Florida has lost a true gentleman!
Niki Ferguson
February 6, 2019
Blessed to have known this WONDERFUL MAN since 1999! He was truly an amazing soul! R. I. P. Mr. Harris
Niki Ferguson
February 5, 2019
Very sorry for your loss. As my Dads best friend, they enjoyed many good fishing trips. Caught plenty of fish! Dont think they ever cleaned any, always found someone for that job.
Bob Jenkins
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