Earl Palmer Harris

Published 10:27 pm Thursday, July 25, 2019

Earl Palmer Harris, 60, of Suffolk, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019. Palmer was born and raised in Norfolk. He graduated from Norview High School.

Palmer was a proud and active member of Alcoholics Anonymous with 23 years of sobriety. He worked for many years for The Citrus Group in Norfolk installing fountain drink equipment. More recently he had worked at Lowe’s in Suffolk.

He is predeceased by his parents, Clarence “Chubby” and Catherine “Kitty” Harris. Palmer is survived by his wife, Marianne Harris; son, Jeffrey Harris and his wife, Shannon; daughters, Rachel and Shannon Greene; sisters, Beverly Catron (Curtis) and Debbie Turner Grier (Godfrey); and the loves of his life, grandchildren, Ethan and Emma Harris.

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The Harrises have a large, loving and extended family, and Palmer was devoted to them all. He also loved his dogs, Tilly and Chloe.

A celebration of life will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434.

With the family’s deepest appreciation for their service, donations may be made to  Suffolk Fire and Rescue, 300 Kings Fork Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.