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Harry Lee Battle

July 9, 1942 ~ August 16, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Minister Harry Lee Battle Sr. 80, formerly of Lorain, Ohio transitioned to his new home on Tuesday August 16th, 2022, in Centralia, Illinois. Harry was born on July 9th, 1942, in Huntsville, Alabama to the late Pastor Willie B. Battle Sr. and Viola (Mastin) Battle. He grew up in Lorain where he graduated from Clearview High School and played football on the undefeated team. He excepted Christ at a young age and joined the U.S. Marines in 1963 to 1967 with an honorable discharge. 

Harry loved fishing, hunting, working with his hands, and spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years Barbara Kay Wiggins Battle; sons Harry Lee (Michele) Battle Jr., Marvin (Sheila) Battle, Steven Battle, David Battle; daughter Diamond Battle; sisters Irene (James) Carter, Glenda Foster, Alice Jackson, Chaplain Florida B. Battle, Sylvia (Robert) Young; brothers Willie (Peggy) Battle Jr., Joe Martin, Elder Ernest (Lavenia) Battle, and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter Sylvia Lynn Battle White.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday August 26th, 2022. Visitation will begin at 10am until time of service at 11am at New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Lorain where Tyrone Holley is the pastor.

Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Home Inc. 440-244-5200

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