May 27, 1938 - April 1, 2020
Leroy Harris Senior, born to Erie Jane Scurry Harris and Eugene Corker, May 27 1938 in Cairo Georgia. He later relocated to Bainbridge GA around the age of five where he was raise by his fraternal grandparents. He was predeceased by his wife Agnes Eva Thomas and two brothers, Rufus Scurry and Maurice E. Corker. His is survived by his brother Scott Hunter and twin sisters, Lorene & Loraine Corker. Also survived by two sister in laws Jeanette Scurry and Darlene Boyd, and two aunt Lillie Scurry and Alva Hubbard. Brother Harris moved to Pennsylvania during his late teenage years with his aunt, Maud Willis, where he held different jobs until he met and married the love of his life for 52 years, the late Agnes Thomas Harris. Together they have six children, Leroy Jr., Joy Harris Handy-Colson, Byron Harris (Sonitha) Kimberly Harris, Troy Harris (Pam), and Eugenia Pledger (Steven) and raised his grandson Leroy III. He has 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren with one on the way and four great-great grandchild. He is also survived by his two best friends Sylvester Dale and William McGee. Brother Leroy held many different jobs before retiring as the head custodian from Chester-Upland School District after 22 years. He drove the bus for the district as well, worked for Ship & Shore Distribution Center 13 years, and Celetex Roofing Company for 13 years. Although retired, he continued to stay busy doing landscaping for friends and neighbors. Brother Harris was also an instrumental part of Saint Luke Christian Community Church. He has was been on the Senior Usher Board and Trustee Board for many years before becoming ill. Most of the time you could find him taking care of the church grounds, setting up and breaking down the fellowship hall for different venues and events that are held at the church. On Sunday afternoons and Monday evening you can find him counting and balancing the books along with other church officials. Brother Leroy Harris will surely be missed by his family and friends.
Leroy Harris Senior, born to Erie Jane Scurry Harris and Eugene Corker, May 27 1938 in Cairo Georgia. He later relocated to Bainbridge GA around the age of five where he was raise by his fraternal grandparents. He was predeceased by his wife... View Obituary & Service Information
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