Harris, James

Harris, James "Paul"

December 10th, 2016

Quietly at Chartwell London Long Term Care Residence in London, at age 88 years, Paul went to be with his Lord and to reunite with his son Harvey (Feb., 2016) on December 10, 2016. Born September 19, 1928 at Strathroy Hospital. Devoted husband of 63 years to Wandalee (Bloomfield). Proud father of Harvey (Sharon) Harris, Anna (James) Oatman, Mary (Peter) Gilbert and Evan (Kim) Harris and lovingly known as “Dad”, “Grandpa” and “Uncle Paul” to many others. Loving grandfather to Oliver (Mary Lou) Oatman, Paul (Julie) Harris, Gwen Oatman, Stefanie (Brent) Ritchie, Steve Gilbert, Natalee (Eric) Hoskins, Morgan Harris, Holly Gilbert, Brett Harris and Sophie Harris. Great-grandfather to Violet, Vienna and Ava Ritchie, JJ and Maggie Oatman and Harvey Harris. Predeceased by sisters Lorein (John) Brown and Elsie Linton. Survived by his brother-in-law Ross Linton as well as many dear nieces, nephews, close family members and friends. Paul enjoyed many great years working at Dictaphone Corporation and was a long-standing and faithful member of Knollwood Baptist Church. Heartfelt thanks to the kind staff at Chartwell London LTC Residence. Visitation will take place Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. followed by a service beginning at noon at KNOLLWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH, 800 Cheapside Street, London. Donations in Paul’s memory can be directed to Teen Challenge London, Mission Services of London or the charity of your choice.

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Diane SpearingAunt Wanda and all the family I am so very sorry for your loss. But, when I think about the reunion in Heaven going on right now it makes me smile. So awesome to know that Uncle Paul is with his God and that someday we will all be together again. He was an amazing Uncle to me and I am so so blessed to have had the many visits and memories of our frequent family times together. God bless you all, you are in my prayers!
Loreen HoldenSteve and I are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
FRank BaleThinking of you, Wanda and all of the members of your family. Paul was a wonderful man and friend. Know that we have and will continue to pray for you.
Nancy FortnerPaul was always a gentleman you could count on. He was someone you wanted to model your life after. He will be missed but never forgotten.
Jeff & Marie FeustelWe are so sorry that we are unable to be with you this weekend. But we do send our love. All my memories of Uncle Paul include laughter, admiration for how smart he was fixing things, & his love & service for the Lord. Uncle Paul & Aunt Wanda visited many homes seeking to share the Word as well as making their home open to seekers, church friends & visitors, missionaries, & family as well. Thank you for the godly example.
David & Pat DoreDear Wanda, and Family, Our thoughts, and Prayers are with you and all your family at this time. I must say a big Thank you for the 58 years of friendship, and it all started in September 1958, and it still continues. We had may great time together, and it will continue still with you Wanda. I Praise the Lord we will be all together soon, and what hope we have as Christians. God Bless you all.
Jane IrelandSo very sorry at the news. What a great life he had. His faith, happiness and a loving, large family. Wanda, there with him every step of the way with love and kindness. He was truly Blessed.ESTATES
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