Wayne Ray Harris, II, age 64, of St Paris, OH passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022 in his home.
Born on May 8, 1957 in Louisville, Kentucky, Wayne was a son of the late Wayne Ray and Elizabeth Jean (McCubbin) Harris.
Wayne married Sandra J Clay on November 10, 1975 and she survives in St Paris. Together they raised four sons: Benjamin Harris of St Paris, Joshua Harris of Fairborn, Joseph Harris of St Paris and Michael (Adessa) Harris of Christiansburg. He was a loving grandfather to seven grandchildren: Alexander, Madison and Elaine, Alexis, Ally, Savannah and Cheyenne.
Wayne served his country in the US Air Force and retired in 1994. He enjoyed working as a substitute teacher after his retirement. He was a member of the St Paris United Methodist Church for 18 years and was an attending member of the Church of God since 2019. He was a member and leader of the Boy Scout Troop #335 from 1967 to 2000.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm with a funeral service beginning at 12:00pm in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris, OH with Pastor Julie Fairchild of the St. Paris United Methodist Church presiding. Military honors will follow after the service.
Memorial donations in Wayne’s name may be made to Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana Ohio 43078. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.
Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
Cancer Association of Champaign County
P.O. Box 38125, Urbana OH 43078