William Ballard Harris III

June 17, 1947April 14, 2018

William Ballard Harris III, of New Bern, NC died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Carolina East Hospital in New Bern, after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 17, 1947, in Lynchburg, VA., the son of the late William Ballard Harris, Jr and Frances Allen Bowe Harris.

He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Tyler Harris (Carrie) of Durham and Sarah Hampton Harris of Raleigh. He has one grandchild, Lillian Gray Harris of Cary. In addition he has one surviving brother, Tyler Bowe Harris (Bowden) of New Bern.

Bill was a graduate of New Bern High School, the University of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina Law School, specializing in Maritime Law. He served in the U.S. Army in South Korea.

Per his request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial to the American cancer society at or Christ Episcopal Church at P.O. Box 1246, New Bern, NC 28563.


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