Henry E. Harris Jr.

Published 2:35 pm Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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FRANKLIN – Henry Elmer Harris Jr., 89, passed away April 2, 2023 at The Village at Woods Edge. Born in Lynchburg, he was a son of the late Henry Elmer Harris Sr. and Lillian Page Harris. He was also predeceased by his first wife, Carolyn Booth Harris; a sister, Elizabeth Ogden and a daughter, Patty Harris.

Henry was a Navy veteran and received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from UVA where he was a member of Omicron Kappa Delta Society and the Raven Society. He was a retired process control supervisor for Union Camp Corporation.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 39 years, Carolyn Hodge Harris; two daughters, Sandra Hutchings (Bill) of Durham, North Carolina and Barbara Burton (Jeff) of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; three stepsons, David Thompson of Richmond, Gary Thompson (Melonie) of Williamsburg and Stephen Thompson (Phil) of Austin, Texas; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two nieces.

Services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to any favorite charity.