Wesley Harris died on July 8. The Rev. Harris served in and was instrumental in starting churches from 1954 to 1990. He pastored Maryland City Church, Laurel, in the mid-1980’s.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Furman University and a Master’s in Theology from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. After retirement from active ministry, The Rev. Harris moved to Lady Lake, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie W. Harris, a son, Bruce H. Harris of Grand Rapids, MI and a daughter Lori Ann Kirkland of Clermont, Florida, as well as four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held at Tri-County Baptist Church in Lady Lake on Tuesday, July 12 and interment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
The family has suggested memorials in Wesley’s honor may be directed to Cornerstone Hospice.