John Ellis Harth

Saturday, June 4, 2016

John Ellis Harth, born March 2, 1951, left this earth on June 2, 2016. He loved life and never met a stranger.

He was loved dearly by his mother, Abbie Harth; sister, Clara Houston, husband, Stuart; and sister, Evelyn Losey, husband, Gary. He was preceded in death by his father, Ammon Mondell Harth; and brother, Olen George Harth. He is also survived by nieces, Christen Losey-Gregg, husband, James, and Crystal Losey-French, husband, Brad; and nephew, Jake Houston. He adored his great-nephew and -nieces, Cecil and Cora Mae Gregg, and Catherine and Caroline French.

He retired from Nevada State Hospital; raised pigs all his life; was an amazing lumberjack; and loved to gather pecans and walnuts. We are thankful for his long, fulfilled life.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Tom Haynes officiating. Interment will follow in Milo Cemetery, Milo, Mo. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 4, at the funeral home.

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