Jack L. ‘Uncle Jack aka Wolf Man Jack’ Harris
September 11, 1955 ‒ March 09, 2017
Jack L. “Uncle Jack aka Wolf Man Jack” Harris, age 61, of Galion, passed away peacefully, Thursday evening, March 9, 2017, in the comfort of his son’s home.
He was born on September 11, 1955, in Beckley, WV, to the late Jack Harris and Christine (Cyrus) Harris whom survives.
Jack was a hardworking man who enjoyed many professions over the years. He worked on oil rigs for many years before becoming an entrepreneur. Some of the many business deals he had included running a concession stand, selling firewood, set up shop at the local flee market in Florida, and owner/ operator of a skid steer of which he called the business ‘Dirty Deeds done Dirt Cheap’.
Away from working hard, Jack loved to entertain. He often held big parties for family and friends. Sometimes he hosted events to raise funds for charities close to his heart. His love for food not only included eating but also cooking the food of which many friends and family members enjoyed. Jack enjoyed reading, raising his chickens, going coon and deer hunting with his family, riding his motorcycle, and was member of the AmVets in Galion. Most importantly, Jack was loving and caring to his family especially his grandkids.
He is survived by his children: Jack (Tiffany) Harris, Jackie (John Haupt) Harris, and Karrie Harris; grandchildren: James Coen, Jack M. Harris, Blake Howell, Hunter Harris, Kiara Howell, Madison Harris, Autumn Harris, Selah Coen; mother, Christine; brothers: Carl Harris, Randy Harris, and Johnney (Peggie) Harris; sisters: Oreda Wright and Chris (LeRoy) Raber; aunt, Oreda Mason; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jack.
His family will greet friends from 1 PM to 3 PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel. (67 N. Main St., Mt. Gilead, OH). Services honoring his life will follow there at 3 PM, with Rev. Dr. Irene Scaramazza, Kindred Chaplain, officiating.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 5555 Frantz Rd, Dublin, OH 43017.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to serve Jack’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.