Joel Henry Harris
Joel Henry Harris, 76, a former resident of Charlotte County, FL, and a current resident of Irons, MI, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020 in Cape Coral, FL. He was born April 12, 1944 in Owosso, MI. to Carey and Kathleen Harris, now deceased.
Joel attended Peace River Baptist Church in Punta Gorda, FL and Faith Fellowship Church in Irons, MI. He ministered as an Adult Sunday School Teacher and was an integral part of the churches’ music ministry.
Joel enjoyed his family, nature, and music. He was a scholarly man and had a passion for theology, history, and politics. Joel obtained a nursing degree from Mid-Michigan College, a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Arts degree in religion from Liberty University. After a long and successful career, Joel retired as an executive from Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Sandra Harris, of Irons, MI; four loving children, Troy Harris (Cristina) of Arlington, VA, Shawn Harris (Diane) of Palm Coast, FL, Karmel Riches (Julian) of Caledonia, WI, and Micah Harris (Carie) of Saginaw, MN; six grandchildren, Remington, Terani, Landry, Austin, Trent, and Bryce; as well as four great grandchildren, Reagan, Benson, Kennedy, and Eli.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Peace River Baptist Church, 478 Berry Street, Punta Gorda, FL. 33950..
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.