Pastor Jackie “Jack” Lee Harless, 64, of Rio Grande, passed away unexpectedly, at 10:37 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in the Holzer Medical Center. Born October 19, 1954, in Gallipolis he was the son of the late Thomas Harless and Donna B. Marcum Turner. He was a retired over the road truck driver for Midwest Distribution. After retirement he served as the fulltime Pastor for The Way, Truth, and Life Church, in Bidwell.
He is survived by his wife, Penny Williams Harless, whom he married on September 18, 1973, in Columbus, his children, Michael Lee (Terrilynne) Harless, of Muncie, IN., Elizabeth Ann (Mike) Kisor, of Jackson, Oh., James Matthew Harless, and John Paul (Erica) Harless, both of Oak Hill, Oh., grandchildren, Bailey Harless, Kaylee Harless, Gabriel Kisor, Elijah Kisor, Conner Harless, Jacob Harless, and Isaac Harless. A brother, Gregory (Esther) Turner, of Jackson and numerous nieces, nephews, and his Church Family also survive.
In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Turner.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in The Way, Truth, and Life Church, 1908 Fairview Rd., Bidwell, Oh. 45614. His son Pastor John Harless will officiate and interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Mike Harless, James Harless, John Harless, Mike Kisor, Derek “Harry” Harrison, Gabe Kisor, Matt Yates, and Marcus Frazier will serve as active casketbearers. Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the Church. The Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis, is honored to serve Jack’s family.
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