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Hubert Junior Harris

May 15, 1934 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Hubert Harris Obituary

Mr. Hubert Junior Harris, 89, of Troutman, NC gained his eternal wings on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at the Mitchell Mack Hospice House in Mooresville, NC. He was born on May 15, 1934, to the late Charlie and Amelia Berry Harris in Iredell County, North Carolina.    

Hubert was an active and faithful member of Shinnsville United Church of Christ until his health began to fail. He was affectionately known as “Hub” and was known for his outspokenness. He was a great joy to be around, and he devoted much of his time and energy to his family and friends. He was a people person and a humble, honest, and kind man who never met a stranger. Hub was the AARP Mooresville-South Iredell Chapter Chaplain, where he enjoyed traveling and attending group meetings and mingling amongst the people. He loved reading the Bible, gardening, and singing. Hub also enjoyed being on the go and helping people. He loved to make people laugh; there was never a dull moment with him.

Hub was gainfully employed over 50 years with Duke Power as a concrete finisher. He joined Shinnsville United Church of Christ at an early age. Hub was on the Deacon Board and sang in the Senior Choir for many years.

He was proceeded in death by his loving wife Willie J. Harris, two daughters Frances “Woom” Brown and Virginia (James) Blackwood; two sons: Harry Winford and Charles Harris. Hubert was one of fifteen children; four brothers and nine sisters proceeded him in death: Charles, Sam, Guy Lynn, and Charlie Harris, Hazel Harrington, Myrtle Torrence, Mattie Harris, Elizabeth Harris, Annie Ramsey, Mildred King, Pearl Harrington, Dorothy Cornelius and Jessie Harris. two Sister-In-Laws: Geraldine Winford and Mammie (Walter) Hooper and a special friend, Rev. Bennie G. Pryor.

Hubert leaves to cherish his fond memories to three daughters: Linda Howell of Arcadia, Fl, Carolyn (Thomas) Parker of Mooresville, NC, and Gloria Harris of Troutman, NC; Two sons: Herbert (Carollyn) Harris of Mooresville, NC and Fredrick (Catonya) Harris of Arcadia, Fl; 33 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 32 Great-great grandchildren; one sister: Mable Harris of Troutman, NC; one brother-in-law: Theodore Winford of Cleveland, NC; one daughter in law: Sharon Harris of Oakland, CA and two Special Friends: Annie Mills of Greensboro, NC and Ruth Pryor of Shelby, NC. A special granddaughter whom he reared Tammy AKA Bammy (Perry) Flemon, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that he loved tremendously.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Shinnsville United Church of Christ
180 Winford Rd
Troutman, NC 28166

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Funeral Service
Saturday
January 13, 2024

12:30 PM
Shinnsville United Church of Christ
180 Winford Rd
Troutman, NC 28166

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Interment
Saturday
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Shinnsville United Church of Christ
180 Winford Rd
Troutman, NC 28166

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