Harold Netum “Newt”
Harold Netum “Newt” Harris age 95, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at
4:30 P.M. on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in
Greenville. Harold was born February 13, 1916 in Darke County, Ohio, to
the late William & Clara (Nash) Harris.
Harold is survived by his sons & daughter-in-law, Thomas L. &
Kay Harris of Farmersville, Ohio and William F. Harris of Greenville;
grandchildren, Tracy & Bruce Roach of Indianapolis, Indiana and
Thomas L. Jr. & Stephanie Harris of Covington; and great
grandchildren, James Roach, Victoria Roach, Kyle Harris and Levi Harris.
In addition to his parents, Harold is also preceded in death by his
wife, Betty Jane (Leas) Harris on May 22, 2009 whom he married December
14, 1940; daughter-in-law, Vicki Jo (Brandon) Harris; and a sister,
Abby Nelle Dispennette.
Harold worked in the Compliance Office of the Department of Agriculture
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service and Veterinary Services
until he retired in 1980 with 25 years of service. Harold graduated
from Palestine High School. He was a member of the Greenville
Evangelical United Methodist Church and a Life Member of the National
Association of Retired Federal Employees.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 4,
2012 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville with Pastor Sylvia
McKibben and Pastor Dale Boeger officiating. Burial will follow in Oak
Grove Cemetery in Fort Jefferson. The family will receive friends on
Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences for
the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com