Ernest E. "Gene" Harris Sunday, October 6, 1935 - Thursday, June 29, 2017

ZANESVILLE Ernest E. “Gene” Harris, 81 of Zanesville, passed away Thursday June 29, 2017. He was born October 6, 1935 in Waterford, OH, a son of the late Leroy and Eloise Miller Harris. Gene was a member of the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department where he served for over 50 years, Perry Township Youth Baseball, and the American Legion. He was retired from General Electric and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara A. Harris; daughter Kimberlee Robinson and brothers Kenneth, Raymond, Robert and Billy Harris. Gene is survived by two sons Steven (Maureen) Harris of Broadview Heights, OH and Michael (Christine) Harris of Mooresville, NC; son-in-law H.E. Robinson of Columbus, OH; brother Charles Dane Harris; sisters June Kendall and Helen Kissick; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Calling hours will be held 4-8pm on Friday July 7, 2017 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE. Funeral services will be held 11am Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the NEW HOPE FULL GOSPEL CHURCH at 3550 EAST PIKE, ZANESVILLE with Pastor Joe DiVincenzo officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Perry Township. Lunch will be provided at the church following the services to celebrate Gene’s life and the community of people who meant so much to him. In lieu of flowers, please direct contributions to the Morrison House at 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, OH 43701. To send a note of condolence to the family go to, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 740.450.8000.

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Helen, so sorry to read of the passing of your brother.  I am a friend from Spangler Drive--Marilyn Taylor.  Send me a message on Facebook--Marilyn Taylor Bartosevich