Posted on : Monday August 1, 2011

Wesley Harris died on July 8. The Rev. Harris served in and was instrumental in starting churches from 1954 to 1990. He pastored Maryland City Church,  Laurel, in the mid-1980’s.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Furman University and a Master’s in Theology from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. After retirement from active ministry, The Rev. Harris moved to Lady Lake, Florida. He  is survived by his wife, Bonnie W. Harris, a son, Bruce H. Harris of Grand Rapids, MI and a daughter Lori Ann Kirkland of Clermont, Florida, as well as four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at Tri-County Baptist Church in Lady Lake on Tuesday, July 12 and interment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

The family has suggested memorials in Wesley’s honor may be directed to Cornerstone Hospice.