ORANGE — He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, in 2003, siblings William Wesley Harris, Rev. Marion Harris and Elizabeth Harris Ayers, brother-in-law Rev. J.T. Ayers, and sister-in-law Florence Wilson Reavley.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Brent Reavley Harris and Deborah Rhodes Harris of Tyler, their children, Matthew Rhodes Harris and Meredith Lee Harris, and by his daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Lee Harris Yeager and Glenn Barnett Yeager of Tyler, and their children, Jordan Harris Yeager, Callie Ruth Yeager, and Austin Thomas Yeager. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn Harris Means and Terry Means of Aledo, TX, sisters-in-law, Julia Ben Majors Harris of Dallas and Eleanor Lee Harris of Tyler, brother-in-law Thomas Morrow Reavley of Houston, his cousin, Frances Harris Mahoney of Seguin, TX, as well as by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons, Matt Harris, Jordan Yeager, and Austin Yeager, and his nephews, Majors Harris, Wes Harris, Tom Harris, Tim Harris, Robert Means, Tom Reavley, and Paul Reavley.
A visitation will be held at Lloyd James Funeral Home, 1011 East First Street in Tyler, TX, on Tuesday, April 22nd, from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside services will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, 2400 S Donnybrook Ave. in Tyler, on Wednesday, April 23rd, at 11:00 a.m. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Tyler, 301 W Ferguson St in Tyler, on Wednesday, April 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Tyler, TX.