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William Levite "Bill" Harrell

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Harrell William "Bill" Levite Harrell, age 81 of Columbus, Ohio, passed away peacefully at the Wexner Heritage Village, Zusman Hospice facility on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was born May 26, 1932, in Freeman, West Virginia. He was a Korean War veteran. William was a former employee of Anderson Concrete Company in Columbus, Ohio where he worked for many years as a truck driver. An honest and hardworking man his entire life, he loved to travel, being around family and friends, but most of all he loved to "talk" about his life's experiences. He is preceded in death by his wife (Elizabeth), son (Barris), brothers Joseph and Robert, sisters Mary Harris, Dorothy Character, and Nina Harrell. He is survived by sisters, Frances Brown, Louise (Al) Battle, Columbus, Ohio, and Gloria (Marcellus) Lloyd, Philadelphia, PA.; brother, Elbert Dan Harrell, Columbus, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Lillian Harrell and Freida Matthews; special cousins, Dreama Saunders and Lindsey Williams Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews in Ohio, West Virginia, Philadelphia, Maryland, Connecticut, Georgia, and Michigan; and other family and friends. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St., where his family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the start of service. Pastor Charles Alexander and Reverend Robert Callahan will be officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. To sign William's online memory book, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 1, 2014
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