Obituary for Garland Caperton Harris
Garland Caperton Harris, age 85 of Radford passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the New River Valley Medical Center.
Born October 29, 1932 in Ozone, Arkansas he was the son of the late Charlie Harris & Wilma Linkous George. His sister, Patricia Myers also preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of the Pulaski High School – Class of 1950 and attended Wingate College, NC.
A veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War. He then retired from City of Radford Electric Department with 27 years of service.
He was an avid fisherman & hunter and pitched for the Pulaski Counts.
He is survived by
His wife of 62 years
Martha Jane Harris – Radford
Daughter & Son-in-law
Joan & Dale Gregory – Radford
Frank & Donna Harris – Draper
Stephen Harris – Draper
Randy & Sue Harris – Dublin
Scott Harris – Pulaski
9 Grandchildren 27 Great Grandchildren
Earlene & Dale Lytle – Mineral Ridge, OH
Ludie & Mike Stoltz – Phoenix, AZ
Memorial services will be held 1:00 PM – Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Lannie Harris & Rev. Delmar Stillwell officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery, Dublin.
The family will receive friends one hour before service time Friday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions may be sent to the First Church of the Brethren, (Building Fund) – 1749 Newbern Road, Pulaski.
To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com
Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.