Harry Shurman Wimer

October 25, 1954 ‒ December 06, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Harry Shurman Wimer, 66 of Mount Vernon passed away on Sunday morning, December 6, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital.  He was born on October 25, 1954 in Columbus to the late Harry and Dorothy (Pearson) Wimer.

Harry was a very active member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Mount Vernon, where he helped with the Wednesday night kids program, he drove a van for the church, he was the head of Senior’s Day; the food pantry, he always kept the church clean and served wherever else he was needed. Harry’s car was most always at church.   He loved spending time with family and the grandkids.

Harry is survived by his wife, Sharon (McManaway) Wimer; sons, Patrick (Cindy) McManaway of Mount Vernon, Charles (Jennifer) Moran of Groverhill, James (Melinda) Moran of Mount Vernon, and David (Missy) Harding of Mount Vernon; daughter, Susan Harding of Mount Vernon; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Moran of Mount Vernon; sister, Sue (Scott) McArthur of Columbus; brothers, Toral (Bobbie Jo) Wimer of Logan and Harold (Amy) Wimer of Lancaster; 17 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by a son, William Moran, daughter, Melissa Moran; and a granddaughter, Sarah Joy Moran.

The family will have a celebration of life service at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Apostolic Christian Church, 1635 Old Delaware Rd., Mount Vernon.  Due to the current health situation, masks will be required and social distance will be observed.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Junior Youth or Senior’s Day at the Apostolic Christian Church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Harry Shurman Wimer.


  • Harry will be missed more than anyone could imagine. He touched so many lives, especially Josey,Hannah, Grace, and Anthony. They will miss their grandpa a lot.

  • Harry had a heart of gold and loved so so many people 💕 You could see it in his smile 😊 And his laughter when he was laughing you had to laugh too coz it was so jolly 😊 we all were so blessed to have him in our life❤️ Family and friends where so important to him🥰 So sorry for all our lost and my heart goes out to my sister Sharon and all my nephews and nieces I love all of you bunches 🥰

  • Harry and i met in 1978 at Domino’s Pizza. He was a great friend all these years with a smile on his face all of the time. I will miss you deeply Harry. RIP MY FRIEND

  • Harry, (big brother) You know how much we love you. That was the last thing We got to say to you,not good bye. Because your memory will always be with us until we meet up again in our Heavenly home. I loved how you and Harold talked on the phone for hours..Mostly on the subject of cars, guns and family
    We will miss you so much. Please don’t get mad if we cry a little over you leaving us, that is just part of loving you. I read somewhere if you don’t grieve, you have never loved. You will always be in our thoughts. Harold and Amy PS, you broke the circle. Lol

  • Harry was a great man. My brother Denny Murphy best friend. So sorry for your loss. Sharon you and your family our in my prayers. Love Buttons Glendora Meyer

  • So sorry for your loss Sharon it’s been a long time and seeing you and Harry but I know he’s probably better off and doesn’t have to worry about all the things going on down here you know he’s flying high with Ted show and all of his other friends if there’s anything I can do for you Sharon give me a call my numbers in the book God bless you Barbara Everhart

  • So sorry Sharon for your loss and for our church family. He truly was a blessing to our church and will be missed. Much love to you all. The Terry Fortner family.

  • Harry was in our class at Danville. He was very quiet and kind of kept to himself. But he made friends with me and we had alot if talks. He was a very sweet person and I’m so glad I got to know him. Condolences to his family.