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Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) regrets to announce the passing of Rev. Dr. William B.G.K. Harris, Bishop of ICF Ministries in Atlanta, GA who served as a founding board member and advisor to LEDI from 2007 to 2022.

ATLANTA - GeorgiaChron -- Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) regrets to announce the sudden passing of former Board Member, Rev. Dr. William B.G.K. Harris, who until his death served as founding pastor and bishop of the 1000 plus member international ministry, with two campuses based in Atlanta and Lawrenceville, Georgia, five churches in Monrovia, Liberia, and the ICF Mission of Hope in Gbarnga, Bong County, Liberia, West Africa.

Bishop William B.G. K Harris was a founding board member of LEDI and Advisor from 2007 to 2022.  Additionally, over a span of 36 years, Bishop Harris provided spiritual, cultural, social and economic empowerment to an international membership hailing from the United States, Liberia, the Caribbean, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, as well as to members of the greater Atlanta community. An aeronautics engineer turned pastor, dedicated community servant, prolific author of over 20 books on various religious and African cultural heritage topics, and recipient of numerous honors and awards from churches and civic organizations, Bishop William B.G.K. Harris was affectionately referred to as "Bishop to All" and "God's Humble Servant."

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Bishop William B.G.K. Harris, a great son of Suakoko, Bong County, Liberia, died on April 5, 2022 at Gwinnet Medical Hospital in Lawrenceville, GA. Bishop Harris is survived by his wife, Queeta Tolbert Harris, his children, grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

Bishop Harris funeral services and repast will be held at ICF Ministries, 461 School Drive SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30354 (face masks enforced), the public viewing on Friday, April 29, 2022, 6 PM to 11 PM EST and the funeral service on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 10 AM EST.  The interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Southview Cemetery, in Atlanta, Georgia. Live virtual broadcast will be aired via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5326590370?pwd=ZExVb3BRVCtmSEFydUVKaUlsajhmQT09 and Facebook Live @icfministriesatlanta. Funeral services are entrusted to Gregory B. Levett & Son's Funeral Home.

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In lieu of flowers, financial gifts in honor of Bishop William BGK Harris' outreach and ministry endeavors may be made to ICF Ministries Atlanta – Bishop Harris Fund – PO Box 82801, Atlanta, GA 30354. For additional information on other ways to support, visit: https://www.tlcafrica2.com/death_harris_william_bgk.htm

Bishop William B.G.K. Harris has taken his heavenly rest, but his legacy of love, pastoral care, teaching and service to humanity will long be remembered. May his soul Rest in Peace.

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Liberia Economic Dvelopment Initaitive
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