George B. Harris

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HAMPTON - George B. Harris, 85, was peacefully called to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. George was born on September 3, 1928. At the age of 22, he married the love of his life, Phyllis Ann Francis. He was a resident of Hampton for over 60 years and a member of Liberty Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for over 40 years and he was currently Deacon emeritus. He served in the U.S. Air force for 3 years and later retired from Sealtest Dairy after 30 years. George was an avid boater and water skier in his younger years. He also enjoyed camping with the family and traveling in his motor home. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis A. Harris; two sons, Gary B. Harris and his wife Stella of Yorktown, and Jerry L. Harris and his wife Tammy of Hampton; grandchildren, Amanda M. Harris of Newport News, Brittany G. Harris of Newport News, Trevor L. Harris of Hampton, L. McKensie Harris of Hampton, Gage B. Harris of Hampton; brother, Lawson Harris of Long Island, VA; sister, Betty Jean Worsham of Long Island, VA. He is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy "Dot" Childress. The family has requested that visits prior to the service be made at Gary's home. Family to receive friends Friday, January 24 from 5:30-7:30 at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Joe Hunt. Burial to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.Psalms 73:26 - My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund, 1021 Big Bethel Road, Hampton VA 23666. Arrangements are in the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.
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Published in Daily Press from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2014
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