TravisHarrycopyPeacefully with his family by his side on Monday, December 22, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia. Born and raised in Port Elgin, HARRY TRAVIS, of Petrolia, was in his 80th year. He was a loving husband of 51 years to Priscilla (nee Cavanagh). He will be missed by his children Mark and Yvonne Travis, David and Suyapa Travis, and Christine and Mike Poupard, and his grandchildren Adam, Aaron, Kari, Joshua, Danny, Andrea, David, Todd, Nicole, Jacob, and Nathan, and his great granddaughter Marlie. Harry was predeceased by his parents Wesley and Florence Travis, and his brothers Nelson (the late Mona) and Ab (Gwen) and his sister Lorna (Bob) McMann. He will also be missed by several nieces and nephews. His furry companion Latoya will also miss Harry. Harry joined the Ontario Provincial Police in 1958 in Englehart, where he learned to love Northern Ontario, he later spent time at detachments in Haileybury, Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Chapleau, and finishing his career as a Staff Sergeant in Petrolia until his retirement in 1993. Harry had a great love of policing and enjoyed many different roles while serving on the Ontario Provincial Police.   A private family service will be held at a later date. Interment will be held in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation ( or the Sarnia and District Humane Society ( and can be arranged by contacting the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia at (519)882-0100.   Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at

I have seen where you fear to be,

I have seen what you fear to see,

I have done what you fear to do –

All these things I have done for you.

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