Harris, Robert B., Jr.

21-Year Veteran Of The U.S. Navy

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Robert Harris
Robert Harris

Robert B. Harris Jr., while under the exceptional care of Hospice of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Savior on September 22, 2018.

Bob as friends called him was a 22-year member of Abba’s House and an avid admirer of all things John Wayne.  He was a proud 21-year veteran of the United States Navy, an avid reader of the Bible and loved by many.

Bob was survived by his sons, Jerry Harris and Barry Harris; daughters, Andi Harrell and Kay Pitzaferro; sisters, Regina Burks, Roxie Burton and Linda Lewis; brother, Ricky Harris; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He will be laid to rest with honor given to his God and Country at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 27, at Hamilton Funeral Home.

He will be missed on earth, but is now enjoying his new home in heaven where neither pain nor sorrow exists.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423 531-3975.


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