Joseph George Harris II, age 80 of Bower Rd., Scio died Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Bowerston Pointe Nursing Home, Bowerston. Born May 31, 1930 in Akron he was a son of the late Joseph and Helen Miller Harris.

He married Shirley Hamilton on October 17, 1952; his wife of 58 years passed way June 21, 2010. He was also preceded in death by an adopted brother Fred Britton of Louisiana. Services were held Wednesday in Scio United Methodist Church with Rev. Karen Heyburn officiating. Burial followed in Conotton Cemetery. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, Scio. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.