Obit: James Harris

Obit: James Harris

June 12th, 2019 in Obituaries
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James Thomas Harris, 74, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on May 30, 2019, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia diseases. James was born in Montgomery, Ala., and moved to DeQueen, Ark., where he grew up and graduated from DeQueen High School. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and a prominent businessman. He was owner/founder of three companies here in Chattanooga, Building Services, Andy OnCall and Andy OnCall Franchising. He also served in many different groups and associations, such as, the Homebuilders Association, BOMA, Chamber of Commerce, and was a board member of the YMCA and the Chattanooga Ski Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Nola Harris. Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Virginia “Jinksie” Harris; daughter, Tamara Harris; son, Scott Harris (Sonya Lee); a granddaughter, McKenzie Frizzell; brothers, John (Linda) Harris and Pat (Mary) Harris; and many close friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Saturday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m. with Father Jim Vick officiating. Celebration of Life will be held at The Peyton on Broad Street on June 15th At 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Dementia Society of America, DementiaSociety.org or to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 1-800-473-4636 (toll free), helpline@parkinson.org, www.parkinson.org. Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Rd. East Ridge, TN 37412. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com


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