Obituary for Harry Still II
The late Harry Wellington Paxton Still, II was born on April 29, 1951 in Springfield, MA to Nadine Wilson and the late Harry, I. He departed this life at 66 years old on October 6, 2017. Harry is preceded in death by his son, Harry, III.
He graduated from Trade High School in Spfld. He played every sport and known as an "advid sportsman." He boxed for the Dunbar Community Center in Spfld. Played football, softball, ran track, and wrestling. But his special passion was for golf.
Worked for years at Merck Pharmaceuticals in Raleigh, NC
Member of Fresh Anointing Church of God in Christ. Under the leadership of Pastor Anthony Roberson. When he relocated briefly he attended Imani Temple Church of God in Christ, Malden, MA., and served under Pastor Michele Wheeler. Both pastors acknowledged the call on Harry's life and in September 2017 they consecrated him to the office of Deacon.
Rejoicing in memories of his life are his mother, Nadine Wilson. Three daughters, Takisha Holly. (JoeNathan), Ariane Still, and Jada Still; Five sons, Tavon Barklow, Marques Green, Kevin Green, John Green, and ShaMar Ferguson. Four brothers, Gary Still, (Kamela), Edward Wilson, (Pyia), Earl Wilson, Mathew Wilson, (Lisa); and four sisters, Jean Gilliam, (Anthony), Michelle Thomas, Karen Valesques, and Pamela Ridley. Nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
There will be a Viewing on Friday, 10/13/2017 from 6:00 to 7:00pm followed by Funeral Service at 7:00 O’clock at Fresh Anointing Ministries Church of God in Christ, 961 St. James Avenue, Springfield, MA 01104.
Final disposition: St. Michael Crematory, Boston, MA
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley-Antoine Funeral Home.