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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Roland T. "Buzzy" Harris, Jr.

November 16, 1940January 8, 2020

HARRIS, Roland T. “Buzzy”, Jr., 79, of Deltaville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. He was a contractor and a member of Zoar Baptist Church, Deltaville, Va., and the Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Acolene Harris; father, Roland Harris Sr.; and mother, Juanita Harris. He is survived by his sons, Bradley Harris Sr. (Sue) and Christopher Harris (Laura); grandchildren, Bradley Jr., Benjamin, Ashley and Bailey; great-grandchild, Bradley III; sisters, Joan Evans (Charlie), Betty Vaughan (Ray), Judy Metheny (Buddy) and Sherry Gregory (Linwood); and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Monday, January 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where services will be held Tuesday, January 14, at 12 p.m. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at nelsenrichmond.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his wife, Acolene Harris; father, Roland Harris Sr.; and mother, Juanita Harris. He is survived by his sons, Bradley Harris Sr. (Sue) and Christopher Harris (Laura); grandchildren, Bradley Jr., Benjamin, Ashley and Bailey; great-grandchild, Bradley III; sisters, Joan Evans (Charlie), Betty Vaughan (Ray), Judy Metheny (Buddy) and Sherry Gregory (Linwood); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 14, 2020
  • Interment Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Memories

Roland T. "Buzzy" Harris, Jr.

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Veronica Lee

January 14, 2020

Thinking of you and your family at this time. May you all have all the peace and strength you need.

Veronica and VerSa Lee

Tony Moore

January 14, 2020

Brad,
So sorry for your loss. I remember your dad always at the ball field supporting you. Hope you are well. Prayers for you and family.