Obit: Edwin Harris

Obit: Edwin Harris

November 17th, 2013 in Obituaries
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Edwin Lee Harris, 81, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was the son of the late James Walter Harris Jr. and Ollie Torbett Harris. Ed was an army veteran and a member of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church. Following his retirement from DuPont in 1985 he was employed by ABB and Alstom Power. Ed was a wonderful husband, father, and friend who can never be replaced and will be remembered lovingly. Survivors include wife, Carol Pierce Harris; daughters, Kimberly Annette Hawkins and Emily Keen (Lavon) Pickle; grandsons, Spencer Hawkins and Alex Drouillard; siblings, Eugene "Gene" Harris, Emily Walston, Elsie Kinley, Marjory Cronon and Elizabeth Hinton; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.