Harris, Edwin

Army Veteran Retired From DuPont, Worked For ABB And Alstom Power

Friday, November 15, 2013
Edwin Harris
Edwin Harris

Edwin Lee Harris, 81, died 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 his 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 at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tn.


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