Stan­ley Walker Har­ris

The Covington News - - Local News -

Stan­ley Walker Har­ris, 61, life­long res­i­dent of New­ton County and pres­i­dent of Walker Har­ris Chrysler- Dodge- Jeep since 1969, died Feb. 23. He was a 1965 grad­u­ate of New­ton County High School, where he was a mem­ber of the bas­ket­ball team which won the State Cham­pi­onship and was se­lected as an All- State Bas­ket­ball Player. Mr. Har­ris also played bas­ket­ball at Mid­dle Ge­or­gia Col­lege for two years be­fore grad­u­at­ing in 1967. He was a 1969 grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia. Mr. Har­ris was a mem­ber and for­mer pres­i­dent of the Cov­ing­ton Ro­tary Club, a past mem­ber of the Board of Trustees of Ge­orge Wal­ton Academy in Mon­roe and a mem­ber of Cov­ing­ton First Bap­tist Church, where he served on nu­mer­ous church com­mit­tees through the years. He also served as a di­rec­tor on the Chrysler- Dodge- Jeep Ad­ver­tis­ing Board for 20 years and was a di­rec­tor on the Board of the Na­tional Au­to­mo­bile Deal­ers As­so­ci­a­tion for five years and was a mem­ber of the Har­bor Club, where he en­joyed play­ing golf.

Sur­viv­ing are wife Becky D. Har­ris; daugh­ter Trudy Har­ris of New York; son and daugh­ter- in- law Matthew and Ida Har­ris; beloved grand­chil­dren parks Har­ris and Hud­son Har­ris; fa­ther Walker Har­ris; sis­ter and brother- in­law Dawn and Mar­shall Atha; brother and sis­ter- in­law Tony and Donna Har­ris, all of Cov­ing­ton; nieces and neph­ews Katie Davis, Laney Crow­der, Lucy Har­ris, La­Trelle Cawthon, Dusty Atha, Wesley Atha.

Funeral ser­vices were held Feb. 25 at Cov­ing­ton Frist Bap­tist Church with the Rev. J. J. Wil­son and the Rev. Len Strozier of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park. Do­na­tions may be made to First Bap­tist Church, 1139 Usher St., Cov­ing­ton, 30014, or to St. Jude’s Chil­dren’s Re­search Hospi­tal, 501 St. Jude Place, Mem­phis, TN 38105. A Fund Page Web­site for di­rect do­na­tions to St. Jude’s can be found at www. stjude­heroes. org/ site/ TR/ Events/ Trib­ute? px= 1591082& pg= fund& fr_ id= 1341.

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