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James Lee "Bub" Harris, 89 died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Lebanon, VA.
Born August 24, 1928 in Tazewell County, VA, he was a son of the late Henry G. and Grace Meredith Harris. He made his home in Lebanon with his daughter, her family, and his little buddy, Skooter for the past 9 ½ years. Along with being the former owner and operator of Thompson Valley Grocery for 21 years, he had a passion for farming, gardening, and operating a dozer for many years. He loved his family and friends. He was a great provider for his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Lane Tabor Harris; daughter and son in law, Jerry Lynn Harris Buchanan and Winston "Winnie" Buchanan; son in law, Marvin S. Harold; sister Eula "Janie" Buchanan; brother, Henry E. "Gene" Harris; brother in law, Joe Claytor.
He is survived by his son, James Lane Harris and wife, Gerry of Bybee, TN; daughters, Eula Jane Harold of Murfreesboro, TN, Crystal Daugherty and husband, Kenneth of Lebanon, VA; sister, Nancy Claytor of Thompson Valley, VA; brother, Paul L. Harris and wife, Carol of Mechanicsville, VA; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; one great great grandchild on the way; and one much loved pet, Skooter.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 8 PM with Pastor James Nunley officiating. Committal services and interment will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Pallbearers are James Lee "Bud" Harris, Michael Lane, Jimmy Neel, Joey Claytor, Jeff Buchanan, James Gibson, Tony Burkett, and Doug Wimmer.
Those planning to attend committal services are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 PM on Sunday for procession.
For those wishing to make memorial donations, the family asks they be directed to Cedar Pointe Baptist Church, P.O. Box 3127, Lebanon, VA 24266.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on January 5, 2018
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