OBITUARY

Beaman "Bob" Perrin Harris Jr.

November 6, 1932April 12, 2019
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Beaman “Bob” Perrin Harris Jr., 86, of Brunswick, Georgia entered peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior Friday, April 12, 2019 with his family by his side.

Bob was born November 6, 1932 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina the son of the late Beaman Perrin Harris, Sr. and the late Rachel Francis Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his two sons, Dr. Terrance Mitchell Harris, and Anthony “Tony” Harris.

Bob graduated from Rocky Mount High School in North Carolina and later earned an Associate in Science degree from Kilgore Junior College in Kilgore, Texas. He was a Veteran and served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He earned the rank of Technical Sergeant before he was honorably discharged after twenty-two years of faithful service. After Bob’s retirement from the service, he became an office manager at Lonestar Steel in Lonestar, Texas. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was also a devoted Christian and was a member of the Brunswick First Baptist Church. He enjoyed being a member of the Wisdom Seekers Sunday School Class. Bob and his loving wife Patricia have resided in Brunswick, Georgia for the past nineteen years.

Bob will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Left to cherish his memories for years to come are his loving wife of sixty-two years, Patricia B. Harris of Brunswick, GA; one daughter–in-law, Celia A. Harris of Brunswick, GA; three wonderful grandchildren, Breanna Celia Young (Charles) of St. Simons Island, GA, Rachel Christina Miller (Patrick) of Brunswick, GA, and Shelby Kathleen Harris of Atlanta, GA. His six great grandchildren that he treasured dearly, Charlie, Celia, Hanna, Mason, Bailey, and Gage also survives. He is also survived by sister-in laws, Meurlene Teague and Sandra Hicks ( Kenneth); his nieces, Nancy, Sonja, and Tonya as well as his cousins Pete, Lynn, Charlotte, and Betty.

Bob will always be remembered for his caring nature. He enjoyed being a volunteer at the Manna House. He also enjoyed traveling in his motor home and watching Fox News. He loved his family and enjoyed the time spent with them. Bob will also be remembered by his many friends.

The family will receive friends between the hours of 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, April 19, 2019 at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral service to honor Bob’s life will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 20, 2019 in the Twitty Chapel at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Crandall and Rev. Chris Winford officiating. Burial will follow the service in Brunswick Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for memorial contributions made in Bob’s memory to First Baptist Church, 708 Mansfield St, Brunswick, GA 31520, Morningstar Academy, 1 Youth Estate Dr., Brunswick, GA 31525, or Frederica Academy- Terry Harris Scholarship Fund, 200 Murray Way, St. Simons Island, GA 31522.

Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home www.edomillerandsons.com

  • FAMILY

  • Patricia B. Harris, Wife
  • Celia A. Harris, Daughter-in-law
  • Breanna Celia Young (Charles), Granddaughter
  • Rachel Christina Miller (Patrick), Granddaughter
  • Shelby Kathleen Harris, Granddaughter
  • His six great grandchildren that he treasured dearly, Charlie, Celia, Hanna, Mason, Bailey, and Gage also survives. He is also survived by sister-in laws, Meurlene Teague and Sandra Hicks ( Kenneth); his nieces, Nancy, Sonja, and Tonya as well as his cousins Pete, Lynn, Charlotte, and Betty.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kenneth Hicks, Active
  • Charles Young, Active
  • Patrick Miller, Active
  • Mason woods, Active
  • Bill Brunson, Active
  • Hugh Suarez Jr., Active
  • Wisdom Seekers Sunday School Class, Honorary Pallbearers
  • DONATIONS

  • First Baptist Church
  • Morningstar Academy
  • Frederica Academy - Terry Harris Scholarship Fund

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Beaman "Bob" Perrin Harris Jr.

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Biography

Bob graduated from Rocky Mount High School in North Carolina and later earned an Associate in Science degree from Kilgore Junior College in Kilgore, Texas. He was a Veteran and served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He earned the rank of Technical Sergeant before he was honorably discharged after twenty-two years of faithful service. After Bob’s retirement from the service, he became an office manager at Lonestar Steel in Lonestar, Texas. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was also a devoted Christian and was a member of the Brunswick First Baptist Church. He enjoyed being a member of the Wisdom Seekers Sunday School Class. Bob and his loving wife Patricia have resided in Brunswick, Georgia for the past nineteen years.