Mr. Rex Bill Harris, age 77, of Bonifay, passed away June 16, 2013 at his sister's home in Bonifay. He was born Oct. 6, 1935 in Bonifay, to the late Coy and Lennie Harris. Mr. Harris served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He worked for over 20 years as an Off Shore Welder until his retirement. Mr. Harris enjoyed listening to Bluegrass Music and traveling. He loved to laugh, spend time with his family and have a good time.
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In addition to his parents, Mr. Harris was preceded in death by two sons, Gregory Houston Harris and Bradley Harris; one grandson, Gregory Harris; three brothers, Coy Harris, Gene Harris, and Ralph Harris and one sister, Carolyn Harris Denmark.
Mr. Harris is survived by three sisters, Ann Heinen of Orlando, Ruth McGowan of Bonifay, and Faye Tate of Bonifay; three brothers, Russell Harris of Cantonment, Fred Harris of Sorrento, and Bill Harris of Bunnell; two grandchildren, Beth Harris, and Rex Bradley Harris; five great-grandchildren, Bianka, Cassi, Gregory, Angel, and Stephanie and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Bethlehem Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., at Peel Funeral Home Chapel.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on June 19, 2013