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Eugene Alfred Harris

November 20, 1926 July 23, 2017
Eugene Alfred Harris
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Obituary for Eugene Alfred Harris

Eugene Alfred Harris, 90, of Gladstone passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Lynchburg.

Mr. Harris was born in Gladstone, November 20, 1926 to the late Bush Watts Harris and Emma Dora Williams Harris. He was retired as a Clerk with C&O Railroad.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou Bryson Harris; two sons: Leslie A. Harris and Kenneth R. Harris, one sister, Dora Goff and four brothers: Clint Harris, Irvin T. Harris, Norman M. Harris and Bushrod “W.B.” Harris.

He is survived by two daughters: Cynthia H. Peters (Wes) of Madison Heights and Brenda H. Peters (George) of Gladstone; daughter-in-law, Mary Harris of Gladstone; brother-in-law, Marvin Bryson of Martinsville; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, six great- grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three special friends: Sandra Johnson, Carol Sue Frazier and Debborah Martin.

Special thanks to Edley Place, Bentley Commons and Centra Hospice for exceptional, loving care.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst with Rev. Nancy C. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Amherst Cemetery with Military honors by the Virginia National Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

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