Linda Lou Harris

July 09, 1941 ‒ February 03, 2020

Ostrander, Ohio

Linda Lou Harris, 78, of Ostrander passed away Monday afternoon, February 3, 2020 at her residence with her loving husband by her side.

She was born July 9, 1941 in Marysville, Ohio to the late Dalton and Alma Mae (Sherman) Crist. On May 28, 1961, she married the love of her life David G. Harris. Together they shared almost 59 years of marriage and raised 4 children.

Linda was a lifetime member of the Delaware County Genealogical Society, a member and former Regent of the local DAR Chapter and she enjoyed gardening. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband David; her children, Jonathan (Karol) Harris of Lompoc, CA, Jennifer (Yves) Courbier of Rockwall, TX, Jeff (Virginia) Harris of Martinsburg, W.VA, and Jody Harris of Lancaster, OH;  8 grandchildren, Stephen, Jacob, Matthew, Mark, Luke, AJ, Victoria, and Olivia; two great grandchildren, Caroline and Tinsley; one niece, Connie (Brad) Schmuker and one nephew, Mark ( Sharon) Kempfer.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where services celebrating Linda’s life will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00 am with her son, Pastor Jeff Harris,  officiating. Burial will be in Bokes Creek Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Delaware Bible Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association Central Ohio Chapter.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Harris family.

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  • Sending our love and prayers to your family. Psalms 116:15. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
    Brad & Lori Tooke

  • My thoughts and prayers for all of your family and friends as you go through this difficult time.
    Tracy Ludwick – Loeb Electric

  • So saddened to hear of Linda’s passing. What a dear woman of God she was! We met at a Bible Study in the late 70’s. Later we shared fellowship at Delaware Bible Church. She was a joy to know and share life with.
    Praying for the Peace and Comfort of God for her precious family.

  • Condolences and blessings to Linda’s family from Beacon Baptist Church in Canada. Gramma Marje.

  • David and children, I was sorry to hear about Linda.
    God is with you and will watch over you with His love.
    Linda I am sure has her wings now and enjoying the Lord.
    I could not remember your address so ask the postmaster
    to address my card to you. I hope, you will receive it in the
    mail. Sorry, I do not drive at night now. Aletha Blaney

  • Saying goodbye to someone as special as Linda is heartbreaking. May you all find comfort in all the special memories shared with her. I am forever grateful for the opportunity to care for her

  • We are sorry to learn of Linda’s passing and send our condolences to her husband, Dave, and to her loving family. Linda was a former Regent of the DAR Delaware Chapter, from 1994 to 1996, and we wish to acknowledge her work on behalf of the Chapter and the entire DAR community. We send our love to you.

    Jean Nolan, Chaplain
    DAR Delaware County, Ohio

  • I was sad to hear of Linda’s passing. We grieve but our sorrow is also filled with the knowledge and joy of Heaven. May God comfort each of you with this reality of eternity.