Mr. Earl Harris, 85, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1932 in Archibald, La., the son of the late George Brantley Harris and Mattie Evelyn Guyton Harris.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty Lichliter Harris; and two daughters, Vickie Lynn Wilkerson and Cathy Sue Harris.
Mr. Harris retired from International Paper. He was a member of the Lake Waccamaw Lions Club, a Shriner and a member of Lake Waccamaw First Baptist Church. He served on the Lake Waccamaw town board.
His funeral service will be at held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14 graveside at Lake Waccamaw Hillcrest Cemetery. Peacock Funeral Home of Whiteville is handing the arrangements.
He is survived by one daughter, Rita Harris Watts and husband, Barry, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; one son, Ricky Harris of Lake Waccamaw; a grandson, Michael Todd Dawson of Winston Salem; and a granddaughter, Major Kathleen Watts and husband, Justin Humphreys, of Lakenheath, England.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.