Jim Dee Harris
Jim Dee Harris
  • January 5, 1928 - August 10, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Mr. Jim D. Harris, age 89, of Kennesaw, GA., passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Mr. Harris was born on January 5, 1928 in Newnan, Georgia, a son to the late Jerry P. Harris and Lottie Goodroe Harris.
Following his high school graduation, Jim enlisted and proudly served his country in the United States Army. His career was spent working as a Mechanic for Chevron USA, retiring after forty years of dedicated employment. Following his retirement Jim traveled the world, visiting places such as, Africa, Canada, Alaska, Egypt, Israel, just to name a few. Jim was an avid bowler, loved fishing and hunting, grew a wonderful vegetable garden, and even played a little poker or bridge. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend; he will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Along with his parents Jim is preceded in death by his wife, Esther Harris; one son, Jim Harris; and two brothers, Jack and Tom Harris.
He is survived by his three daughters, Susan (Ernie) Jarvis of Canton, GA, Cathy (Lamar) McDougal, of Dahlonega, GA, and Carol (Don) Wise of Kennesaw, GA; four step-daughters, Bonnie Blanchard, Ginger Randolph, Mary Louise Zeller, and Patty Evans; fourteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Jim Harris will be held at three o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Hearn officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Memorial Park.
A visitation with the family will take place from one o'clock in the afternoon until the time of service on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the funeral home.
The following gentlemen have been requested to serve as pallbearers, Don Wise, Lamar McDougal, Ernie Jarvis, Matt Willson, Brian Roldan, and Camden Roldan.
Friends are cordially invited to a reception with the family at the 1890 Farmhouse of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, following funeral services for Mr. Harris.
In lieu of customary remembrances the family request donations be made to Wellstar Community Hospice, Tranquility, 475 Dickson Ave Marietta, GA 30064.
Please visit www.winkenhoferpineridgefuneralhome to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Arrangements for Mr. Jim D. Harris have been entrusted to Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA 30152.