Mark A. Harris

April 24, 1961 ‒ December 31, 2017

Marion, Ohio

Mark A. Harris, age 56, of Marion, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Marion General Hospital.

He was born on April 24, 1961, in Oklahoma City, OK, to the late Harold W. Harris and Betty J. (Fisher) Kempton.

Mark dedicated his working years painting for businesses and residences. Most recently, Mark was employed with Dynamic out of Columbus as a painter.

A fan of the Indians, Mark loved to watch baseball. His artistic ability in painting and drawing was incredible. Mark often made others laugh and was just a good guy to be around. Most importantly, Mark loved his children and grandchildren more than anything.

Left to cherish his memory include his children: Brien (Tony Durham) Harris of Daytona Beach, FL, Jacqueline (Tom Roberts) Harris of Mogadore, and Jake Harris of Marion; grandchildren: Hailey, Kourtney, Olivia, Hannah, and Owen; siblings: Carol Suthard of Arizona, Peggy Stewart of Parma, Robert Harris of Marengo, John Harris Virginia, and Lynn (Jim) Call of Delaware; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Harris; and sister, Karen Harris.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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