Paul David Harris

July 7, 1929October 20, 2012

Paul David Harris

LEXINGTON – Funeral services for Paul David Harris, 83, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Lake Murray Evangelical Church with interment to follow at Woodridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to service at the church. Memorials may be made to Lake Murray Evangelical Church, 501 Murray Lindler Road, Chapin, SC 29036. Mr. Harris was born July 7, 1929 in Columbus, OH and entered eternal life on Saturday, October 20, 2012. He was the son of the late John Harris and Viola Harris. At the age of 16, he became the youngest to receive a Pilot’s license in the state of Ohio. Along with his wife he was one of the four founders of his beloved church, where he served as elder and treasurer. Mr. Harris was an honors graduate of Ohio State University, College of Engineering. He also attended Capital University. Mr. Harris also did short term missionary work in Central America and Spain. He was employed at Square D Company for 39 years. Mr. Harris is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth Tufts Harris; his beloved children, Paul M. (Sheri) Harris, Daniel D. (Linda) Harris, Susan (Ken) Brown; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert (Doris) Harris. Mr. Harris was predeceased by his brother, John Edward Harris.


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Dan and Patti Tyrrell

October 23, 2012

Paul and Sherry, We only met your Dad one time in Knoxville. He was a gracious and engaging man. I know you are proud of him and the fufilling life he enjoyed. Now he is with the Lord, you can rejoice although he will be missed by all who knew
and loved him.

Bill and Barbara Ginn

October 23, 2012

Bill and Barbara Ginn would like to express our very heartfelt sympathy to Ruth and the children and grandchildren of their beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Tim Brokaw

October 23, 2012

The entire Midlands Christian Church (Lexington, SC) family extends our deepest sympathies to Paul's family. We pray that you will find great comfort in the knowledge that "to be absent in the body is to be present with the Lord."

Mary Jo Groves

October 23, 2012

This is to my " Favorite Brother-In-Law" Pete....Thank you for being such a positive member of my life, a loving husband to my sister for 60 years, cared for our mother like a son,looked after her needs and well being,gave me support when I needed it the most in my and Ruth raised three wonderful children in a Christian home, teaching them to love God as you have all these many years. Something they will have all their life and have passed down to their children and their childrens children... What a faithful servent you were to The Lord...I know you are with God and will greet us all someday.I love you and miss you,but I will see you again.....Love your "Favorite Sister-In-Law"

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

October 23, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.