8/7/15 —- Nelson Harris

Mr. Nelson Harris, beloved husband, father, Pa, brother, and friend to many passed from this life on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the age of 78.

Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Richard Harris, Sr. and Rosa Lee Riddle Harris, and one sister, Elizabeth M. Parmley.

He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-five years, Barbara Rose Harris, one son Daniel Nelson Harris and wife Janet, two grandsons, Nathaniel and Joshua, one daughter, Kelly June Harris, one sister, Lula Madge Harris, and one brother, Willie Richard Harris, Jr.

Mr. Nelson Harris was a retired United States Navy and Vietnam War veteran and participant in Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica. After serving his country, he and his family returned to Tennessee where he began and retired from his second career at BF Goodrich in Tullahoma. As the neighborhood handyman, he happily offered his help to friends and neighbors whenever needed, teaching and reminding us all that in life it is more important to give than to take. Loved by many, he will be missed by all.

Funeral Services for Mr. Nelson Harris will be conducted on Friday, August 7, veteran --- Flag 22015 at 11:00 AM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee.