He was of the son of the late Carl and Lottie Harris and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Harris was a painter and a roofer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Mr. Harris is survived by his wife, Dorothy Harris; seven children, James D. Harris, Nina Kay Bailey and her husband, Jerry, Berlin Harris, Jr., Charles A. Harris, Jeff Harris and his wife, Marcie, Paul Harris, Timothy Harris and his wife, Laura; 15 grandchildren; several great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Graveside services with military honors provided by the Carter County Honor Guard will be conducted at 2:30 PM Wednesday in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in the West Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, TN. Everyone attending is asked to meet at the cemetery by 2:20 PM.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com . Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City is serving the Harris family. 423-928-2245