OBITUARY

Roy Melvin Harris

September 3, 1924October 30, 2013

Mr. Roy Melvin Harris age 89, longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday October 30, 2013 at a local hospital. Mr. Harris is preceded in death by his parents, Roy N. and Alenis Harris and son, Terry Alan Harris. He worked as a jeweler with Goldstein’s Jewelers for over 37 years and retired from The Karat Patch. Mr. Harris was an active member of Government Street Baptist Church for over fifty years, serving as deacon, Sunday School Director, Head of the Brotherhood Committee and serving meals alongside his wife for many years. He was a WWII veteran serving in the Air Force as an instructor pilot. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Hazel Donaldson Harris and son, Henry Eric Harris of Lumberton, Texas. He is also survived by four brothers, Jack Harris and Calvin Harris of Pensacola, FL, Herman Harris of Reno, NV and Selwyn Harris of Arizona. Mr. Harris leaves to cherish his memory grandchildren; Jennifer Harris, Tonya Fenner (Robert), Sean Harris (Casie), Rebecca Beverly (Michael), Susan Jones (Ben), Margaret Morgan (J.R.); and great-grandchildren; Jordan and Cameron Igo, Augustus Alan Jones, Trey Morgan, Windsor Jones, Ella Marie Morgan, Baby Beverly, Zach and Zailey Hidalgo, and Emmy Merrill. Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home on Dauphin Street on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held from Government Street Baptist Church on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-mobile.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 1, 2013
REMEMBERING

Roy Melvin Harris

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Jeanne Carson

January 14, 2014

I dreamed last night, someone said there is Melvin. I looked with disappointment to see a young, bald headed man. I only said that's not Melvin. I remember, as a child, how much fun he and Hazel were. I remember we visited them in I think Knoxville and he bought an ice cream off the truck for the dog and I thought how rich they must be, too young to understand that he was just rich in love.

Dianne Alston

November 2, 2013

May The Lord be with you,as the angels in Heaven sings for the welcoming of our dear friend Roy..what a saint he was..with love The Alstons,Alex and Aden. God bless you

Jessica, Speedy & Rebecca

November 1, 2013

Eric,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and your family during this difficult time.

Paul Harris

November 1, 2013

I will miss Uncle Melvin's laugh...and ever present cowboy hat.

DANNY AND RITA MADDOX

November 1, 2013

MRS. HARRIS, ERIC, TONYA, SEAN, AND THE GRANDKIDS, YOU ARE ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS TIME OF LOSS. MR. HARRIS WAS LIKE FAMILY TO ALL OF US.. HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED. MAY GOD WRAP HIS ARMS AROUND EACH OF YOU AT THIS TIME AND GIVE YOU PEACE AND COMFORT.. WE LOVE EACH OF YOU...

Charles Hodgkinson

November 1, 2013

Eric I am so sorry for the loss of Your Dad. I will keep you and your entire family in my thoughts and
prayers.

Joyce Harris Williams

November 1, 2013

It was a great honor being a part of Roy Harris` life. I loved him as a father and Mrs. Harris as a mother. He will be greatly missed.

Jerry and Melanie Warrington

October 31, 2013

Ms. Hazel and Family, we are so sorry to hear about Roy. What a truly great man! We will say our prayers for you and your family.

Diane Van

October 31, 2013

Eric, So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Bill Pryor

October 31, 2013

Eric, Sean, and family. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this sad time. May God bless you all.

Bill & Arleen