Mr. Wesley “Bo” Garfield Harris 78, of Mebane, NC passed away on April 26, 2023 from this Earth and is now spending time with Jesus in Heaven. He was the son of Eva and Garfield Harris of Danville, VA who both are deceased. Bo lived most of his childhood in Danville, VA, and graduated from GW high school in Danville. He loved baseball and played professionally in minor leagues for Dodgers and Astros as a catcher. Bo worked for JC Penny’s for 36 years. Bo was a veteran of the US Army, serving 4 years in the Army Reserves. Bo loved watching ball games, teaching baseball players how to hit the right way, playing golf, working out, spending time with Vivian, eating pizza and peanut butter, teaching Church Sunday school classes from age 8 to 98, and most recently taught adult class on Heaven which many adults still express appreciation for to this day. He enjoyed reaching out to shut-in individuals, and treating them with sweets and gospel tracks. Surviving are his children, son, Thad Harris and his wife Lori and their six(6) children, Elliana, Audrey, Josiah, Isaac, Ainsley and Greenley of Rocky Mount, NC and son, Kirk Harris and his wife Brenda and their four(4) children, Faith, Luke, Reese and Levi of Stokesdale, NC; a brother, Charlie Harris and wife Sherry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life, Vivian Dalton Harris. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday April 28, 2023 at the First Baptist Church of Mebane with the Pastor Sammy Ballard officiating. McClure Funeral Service in Mebane is assisting the family.
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