YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Funeral service will be 12:00 Noon, Friday, April 12, 2019, at New Bethel Baptist Church, for Mr. Roosevelt Harris, 81, Youngstown, who departed this life on Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Hospice House in Poland, Ohio.
Mr. Harris was born March 3, 1938, in Clinton, South Carolina, a son of Thomas and Minnie Florence Wilson Harris.
He was a 2nd Helper at U.S. Steel and worked at Juvenile Justice Center.
He was a Deacon of the church, its male chorus and an avid Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers and Ohio State fan.
He leaves his wife, the former Vera M. Peeples, whom he married October 12, 1962; children, Kira (James) Campbell and Roosevelt Charles (Theresa) Harris; siblings, Elizabeth, Thomas (Vernell), Arthur, Mickey and Curtis (Darlene) Harris; five grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Krystal E. Harris; siblings, Herbert and Donald Harris and grandparents, Johnnie and Elizabeth Wilson and Ora and Dock Mosley.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on Friday, April 12, at the church.
Arrangements handled by F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, April 10 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.