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Leonard Clayton Harris

January 5, 1950 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Obituary

Leonard Clayton Harris, 73, passed away September 9, 2023. Leonard was born January 5, 1950 in Ogden, UT to Mr. George Clayton Harris & Mae Quilla Harris-Mitchell. He attended Ogden City Schools & New Orleans City Schools.

Leonard worked for Enabled Industries & Auto Leaf in Ogden, Utah. He was a dedicated member of New Zion Baptist Church and a member of the choir. Leonard was a proud member of the Eagle Scouts and earned many badges and recognition awards throughout his Eagle Scout service.

Leonard loved Miss Janet Jackson of the Jackson 5 and anything to do with Janet. He was also a dedicated fan of the Utah Jazz Basketball team and an avid bowler with his friends on the bowling league. Leonard enjoyed his adventurous travels to Disneyland and visiting family across the country but most of all spending quality time with his best friend Kissey the Cat.

Leonard is survived by his brothers and sister Roxie E. Madison (San Diego, CA), Allen Walton (Philadelphia, PA), Ray Harris (New York, NY), Ernest Mitchell Jr. (New Mexico). He is also survived by his cousins Ethel J. Collins (Rocklin, CA), Corlis (Carl) J. Allen (Montgomery, AL), Carice’ L. (Will) Nunn (Fort Campbell, KY/TN), Derek D. Farrar II (Bothell, WA), in addition to many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Mr. George Clayton Harris and Mae Quilla Harris-Mitchell, sister and brothers Louis Harris, James Walton, Mae Mitchell, aunts and uncles Martha and Juanita Graham, J.W. Sanders, Ethel M. Sanders-Johnson, Dorothy M. Works-McDonald, Edith Works-Beatty, extended family member Dovie Goodwin.

Viewing services for Leonard will be held Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 6-8pm at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah. Funeral services for Leonard will be held Friday, September 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am at New Zion Baptist Church, 2935 Lincoln Ave, Ogden, Utah. Leonard will be laid to rest at Ogden City Cemetery.

Leonard’s service will be live streamed. To watch, scroll to the bottom of his obituary at www.myers-mortuary.com on Friday at 11:00am. If unable to watch at this time it will remain on Myers website indefinitely. Condolences and memories may also be shared on the same website.

The family would like to give special thanks to Julee and Emma Rose, and the staff at Stonehenge of Ogden, to Jamie Clopton of Phoenix Services, Ogden Regional Medical Center, New Zion Baptist Church, Myers Mortuary, the community, and the many friends and adopted family for their loving kindness to Leonard and his family.

Family requests attendees wear masks, masks will be provided for those who need them.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonard Clayton Harris, please visit our floral store.


Services

Viewing
Thursday
September 21, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Myers Mortuary of Ogden
845 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84404

Funeral Service
Friday
September 22, 2023

11:00 AM
New Zion Baptist Church
2935 Lincoln Ave.
Ogden, UT 84401
 

This event will be live-streamed



Interment following funeral service
Friday
September 22, 2023

Ogden City Cemetery
20th and Madison Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

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