David E. Harris

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David Eugene Harris, 71, of Westminster, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center.

Born Dec. 19, 1941, in Maryland, he was the youngest of eight children of the late John William and Mamie Marie Miller Harris. He was the husband of Irene C. "Reenie" Harris, whom he married Aug. 3, 1980.

He retired from Black & Decker in 1999 after 33 years of service. He continued working at the Hampstead location under Fidelitone until 2008.

In February 2008 he was diagnosed with brain cancer; and he had five good years before the cancer reoccurred this year.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Hampstead. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Westminster and the F.O.E. Aerie 2226 Littlestown Eagles.

He enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, gardening, tending to his yard, traveling with his wife, eating breakfast and dinner at his favorite restaurants, and attending all of the Harris family gatherings.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son and daughter-in-law Wayne David Harris "Bunk" and Melissa Harris, of Sulfur Springs, Texas; grandchildren John Harris, Hannah Harris, Hayden Howard and Heath Howard, all of Sulfur Springs; brother and sister-in-law Carl D. Harris and Helen Harris, of Westminster; a nephew, Roger L. Harris Sr., who was like a brother to him; a sister-in-law, G. Loretta Harris, of Westminster; a brother-in-law, Charles Stem, of Westminster; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by siblings John F. Harris, L. Roy Harris, Betty M. Hunter, Martha V. Stem, Robert A. Harris and Janet M. Stewart.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster; and from 10 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, with the Rev. Amy Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Wesley UMC, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, MD 21074; or to the Carroll Regional Cancer Center, 555 S. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.



Funeral Home
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
410-848-3933
Published in Carroll County Times on Nov. 5, 2013
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