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Richard H. Harris, Sr.

May 31, 1936 September 24, 2020
Richard H. Harris, Sr.
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Richard H. Harris, Sr. departed this life on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at his home in North Chesterfield, VA. Son of the late Minnie and Johnny Harris, he was born May 31, 1936 in Blackstone, VA.

Richard was educated in the Nottoway County School System. He retired from Philip Morris in Richmond, VA in 1994.

Richard enjoyed fishing and hunting. He shall be remembered for driving around with his hunting dogs on a pick-up truck that you were able to start with a screwdriver.

Richard was married to Julia Harris (she preceded him in death), and to this union seven children were born: Patricia McMillion and Richard Harris (they both preceded him in death), Michael, Maxie, Ricky, Tilda and LaShawn.

Richard is preceded in death by his siblings, Margie, Linwood, Laura, Wilbert, Barbar, Ernest, Mary, Dorothy, Francis, Polly and Emma. He leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Michael, Maxie, Ricky (Arletta) Harris, Tilda, LaShawn (Gus) Blackwell, Carol, Brenda, Chasity, Jarronte Robertson; twenty-seven grandchildren; two brothers, Charlie (Doretha) Harris and Joe (Betty) Harris; son-in-law, Charlie McMillion; brother-in-law, Walter Lee Johnson, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Corine Harris and Emma Johnson; and a host of great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viewing Friday at the funeral home October 2, 2020 from 12pm until 7pm.

Graveside Services Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 12pm at Greenview Cemetery, Blackstone.

W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.
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