George E. Harris Jr., of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
He was born in Superior, W.Va., to the late George E. and Mamie Arlene Evans Harris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Harris.
Mr. Harris was a veteran of the United States Army. He had worked as a railroad supervisor.
Mr. Harris was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley O. Harris, of the home; a son, David Harris and wife Jessica of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Shelby Jean Wetmore of Virginia; and two grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A gathering of friends will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Tetrick Funeral Home in Elizabethton. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Harris family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.