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Stanley M. Harris

November 18, 1939 — February 4, 2022

Stanley M. Harris, 82, of New Philadelphia, passed away Friday, February 4, 2022.

Born in New Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harry E. and Olive (McKee) Harris and a 1957 graduate of New Philadelphia High School. Immediately following his graduation, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps where he served in reconnaissance. After his honorable discharge, he attended the Ohio State University and Kent State University where he received an Associate Degree in Business.

Stan worked in the test labs for both Reeves Steel and Joy Manufacturing Company and then became an application engineer at Joy where he worked his way up to Product Manager, National Sales Manager, Western Regional Manager and ultimately serving as Vice-President of Global Business Development. He was responsible for several inventions and also held several patents. Stan also loved to fish and hunt with his faithful Weimaraner, Spook and enjoyed trap shooting and golf.

He is survived by his son, David Harris and David’s fiancé, Paige Hurn of Mission Viejo, California; his former wife and companion, Louise and his nephews, Tim and Jon Cotton and Jim and Bob Harris.

In addition to his parents, a sister Shirley Cotton, a brother, Robert Harris; a niece, Linda Hauger and a nephew, Brad Cotton also preceded him in death.

In keeping with his wishes, he is to be cremated through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 6 PM in the funeral home chapel at New Philadelphia with Elder Patty Spears officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:30 PM until the time of the service.

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Starts at 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

116 2nd St NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Service

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

116 2nd St NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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