Theodore L. “Ted” Harris, age 85, of Belle Center, Ohio passed away at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Logan Acres Senior Community in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
He was born in Bellefontaine March 31, 1935, a son of the late Harold and Isabelle (Sparks) Harris.
On November 7, 1978, Ted married the former Judy Kensler in Bellefontaine and she preceded him in death July 18, 1986. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Emma Harris; a brother, Eldon “Topsy” Harris and a brother-in-law, Byron Clark.
Ted is survived by four daughters, Angie (Chris) Roberts, Amy (John Mullins) Roberts, Shannon (Joe Harrington) Driscol, and Susie (Steve) Cunningham; four sons, Timothy Harris, Terry Harris, Michael Harris, and Dusty (Teri) Harris; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; six step-children, Steve Puckett, Tom Puckett, Jamie Puckett, John Puckett, Joni Morris, and Kristie Puckett; a sister, Mildred Clark and several nieces and nephews.
Ted had worked as support staff for the Logan County Sheriff’s Department. He enjoyed fishing, classic cars and listening to George Jones songs. He especially loved spending time with his family.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center, where the funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Miami Cemetery in Rushsylvania, Ohio.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.