He was born December 27, 1942. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar R. & Ellen Crowe Absher and grandparents, Franklin D. & Virginia Davis Absher and Farris D. & Lottie P. Morton Crowe.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was a former employee of NARC and a former Deputy & Investigator for the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.
Survivors include a daughter, Mitzie Lea Absher of Elizabethton; sister, Barbara Rumley (Jerry) of Watauga; brothers, Larry Absher (Arlene), Tom Absher (Lynn) both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. His special friends, Kem Birchfield & Jeff Guinn. All his friends at Courtyard Apartments. His very special dog, “Little Girl”, his faithful companion for 10 years. Special thanks to Connie Tester for the care of his dog and bringing her to see him so faithfully at the Nursing Home, which always put a big smile on his face. Thanks to the Amedisys Hospice and Hermitage Health Care of the care given to Harry and the love shown to his family. Thank to everyone for your calls, visits and most of all, your prayers.
To honor Harry’s request, there will not be a service.