SAVANNAH – Mr. Lawrence Harris, Sr., 89, passed away Monday [December 24, 2012] at Hospice Savannah.
Mr. Harris was a Marine Corps veteran and served during WWII. He retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Civil engineers after 38 years.
Mr. Harris was a member and an Elder of Chapel-In-The-Gardens, PCA and also taught Sunday school for 50 years.
Mr. Harris is preceded in death by his parents, John Hemby and Kate Arlene Harris. Survivors include his wife, Leragee Harris; son Reggie Harris (Elaine) of Marietta, GA; 2 brothers Cliffton C. Harris of Mabank, TX and W.F. Harris of Charleston, SC; sister May Lou Deason of Greensboro, NC; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 from 6 -8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Chapel-In-The-Gardens, PCA with Rev. Daren Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah, GA 31406.