Earl Harris, 73, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at his home in Ashland, Ore. Earl was born in Ashland, Va. on Nov. 21, 1940 to Earl C. Harris, Sr. and Theresa Aline Reid. He was one of four children.
Earl served in the U.S. Navy for nearly 4.5 years, obtained the rank of Machinist Mate 2nd Class, and was honorably discharged in 1962. He went on to pursue a career spanning over 30 years in the insurance industry.
Earl was an all-around outdoorsman and excellent horseman. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, billiards, and skeet and trap shooting.
Earl was predeceased by his wife of 10 years, Glory "Corky" Harris, whom he loved dearly. He is survived by his son, Steve; step-children, Ida, Becky, Judy, Harold, and Cecil.
A funeral service will be held promptly at 3 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Eagle Point National Cemetery.