George Harris

George Herman Harris

George Herman Harris, 87 years old, went to be with the Lord on Dec 23rd 2013. His passing was due to congestive heart failure. He was an active member of the South Reno Baptist Church.

George was born Nov. 17th 1926 in Nicholsville, Alabama to Roy N. and Alenis (Hawk) Harris. He was their second son of 5 boys. When he was 19 years old he joined the Navy and served as a hospital corpsman. Later he attended college at Florida State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He retired from the State of Nevada Health Department.

He is survived by three brothers, Selwyn, Jack and Calvin; his three children, Barbara, Lee and Jeanne & their spouses; eleven grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He is loved dearly by his family as he also loved his family. We will be together soon; there or in the air. We Love you Daddy we will meet you in the clouds. Ashes will be interned at the VA Cemetery in Fernley, Nevada

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Restoration and Hope Ranch,(501C3): Restoration and Hope Ranch, P.O. Box 132, Macdoel, CA 96058,530-925-9250

Funeral Home

Truckee Meadows Cremation & Burial
616 S Wells Ave Reno, NV 89502
(775) 324-4611

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan. 5, 2014