I just found out today that my great uncle, James O. Harris, passed away on Sunday after a long disease. He was 80.
James O. Harris, age 80 of Lawrenceville passed away, Sunday, June 13, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Kenny Kuykendahl & Rev. Gary Livingston officiating. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Mr. Harris was a long term member of the Azalea Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, and had developed many varieties of Azaleas that were patented and distributed worldwide through a partnership with the University of Georgia. He was an Army Veteran during the Korean War and had worked as an auto body and fender repairman. Mr. Harris is survived by: Wife of 52 years: Ella Ruth Harris, Lawrenceville; Children: Jim Harris, Atlanta; Bryan & Carolyn Harris, Centre, AL; Aunt: Dorothy Pirkle, Dunwoody; Sister-in-law: Mildred Stancel, Forest Park; Grandchildren: Kristin Harris, Jarred Harris, Jordan Harris, Niece: Teresa & Jack Cofer, Suwanee; and many cousins.
God bless, James.