- Published: September 10, 2009
Dale Harris of Yellow Springs passed away at Springfield Regional Medical Center on Sept. 4, after a brief illness. He was 67.
Born on May 10, 1942, in Clifton, Ohio, to Oran T. and Calidonia (Reed) Harris, Dale served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was retired from Vernay Labs after 30 years of service. Dale was an avid fisherman and a devoted fan of the OSU Buckeyes.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and two brothers. Dale is survived by Judy, his loving wife of 43 years; two sons, Gregory (Angelica) Harris and Kevin Harris, both of Columbus; three grandsons, Devin Massie, Reece Lufkin and Elias Harris; two granddaughters, Tomi-Maya Harris and Raquel Harris; a brother, Ronald Harris of Las Vegas, NV; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of Dale’s life will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Yellow Springs, with visitation two hours prior to the service. Rev. Vern Mullins will officiate; interment will follow at Clifton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association, PO Box 1106, Springfield, OH 45501. Condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.jacksonlytle.com.