Gayle F. Harris Sr. – Hookstown

Gayle F. Harris Sr., 85, of Hookstown, passed Saturday morning, December 11, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born June 4, 1936, in Bradford, Pa., he was a son of the late Jess Fred and Erma Zone (Raught) Harris. Gayle was a retired Millwright who enjoyed gardening and working in his yard, an avid fisherman, he also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed organizing the family reunions.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son Billy Joe Harris, two brothers Robert & Doyle Harris and three sisters Virginia Grimes, Louise Morrison and Barbra Gorby.

Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Bonnie L. (Leek) Harris, whom he married May 16, 1957. His children are Gayle F (Faye) Harris Jr., Timothy (Darlene) Harris, Bonnie (Joe) Miller, Sharla (Thomas) Cleveland, Donna (Ernest) Bowen and Bobbie Jo (Robert) Chauvenne. His sister Arlene Lewis and a daughter-in-law Tammy Volberg also survive. Grandfather of 18, great grandfather of 30.

As per his wishes, cremation will take place with no visitation or services. Professional service provided by the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, Pa 15050.

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