Dorothy Harless

Obituary of Dorothy Ruth Harless

Dorothy Ruth Harless, 85, of Rivesville, West Virginia passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022 at the Genesis Healthcare Pierpont Center, Fairmont, WV. She was born June 26, 1937 in Grant Town, WV a daughter of the late Alphius Moran & Hallie Post Moran. She is survived by her husband John Cecil Harless Sr. of Rivesville, WV. She is survived by a son John C. Harless Jr. & his girlfriend Kim Piper both of Grant Town, WV, a granddaughter Candice Jade Harless, and a step grandson Travis Ray Harless. She was preceded in death by a son Tom Harless, a brother Junior “Rowdy” Moran, and a sister Mary Lou Tuttle. Dorothy was a homemaker, a member of the Rivesville United Methodist Church, and a former member of the church choir. She was a graduate of Fairview High School and enjoyed bowling in the local area. She always loved being with family and friends. The family will receive friends at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, Rivesville, WV 26588 on Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 4-8 p.m. and Monday, August 29, 2022 from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Stanley Merrifield officiating. The committal service will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery & Mausoleum, Fairmont, WV. Online condolences may be made to the family at