George E. Harris Jr., of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
He was born in Superior, West Virginia, to the late George E. and Mamie Arlene Evans Harris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Harris.
Mr. Harris Jr. was a veteran of the United States Army. He had worked as a railroad supervisor and was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley O. Harris, of the home; one son, David Harris and wife, Jessica, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one sister, Shelby Jean Wetmore, Virginia; and two grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A gathering of friends will be held from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax 423-542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Harris family. Office 423- 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.