He was a golden glove boxer in his youth. He adored his grandchildren and was a fighter until the end.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Conner; son, Benjamin Lee Harris; and parents, Luther Conner and Nellie Conner.
He is survived by his son, Terry Lee Harris; one granddaughter, Melissa Nicole Harris Parsons, and husband, Daniel Parsons; two great-grandchildren, Austin Blake Parsons and Sadie Nicole Parsons; one niece, Susan Melton; and one great-niece, Samantha Melton, all of Cleveland.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Conner family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.