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William Henry Harris

August 7, 1947 — December 23, 2020

DURHAM- Mr. William Henry Harris, 73, of Durham, passed away on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020.

Mr. Harris was a native and lifelong resident of Durham, the son of the late John Wesley Harris and Fannie Mae Mobley Harris. He retired from Duke Power Company. He played softball with his brothers and close friends for many years.  He was known as “Papa” or Uncle Henry by many sweet children and their families that he loved so much!

Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Jan Pearce Harris; sister, Louise Ferguson and husband Johnny.

Mr. Harris is survived by his daughter, Christine Harris Martin and husband, Shawn of Durham.  Five brothers, John Wesley Harris, Jr. (Charlene), Charles Edward Harris (Carolyn), Marvin Lee Harris (Brenda), Wallace Reid Harris (Debra) and Michael Thomas Harris (Robin), one granddaughter, the light of his life, Savannah Grace Martin and many nieces and nephews that he loved very much.

A visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Hudson Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend Harry Brown. Flowers are acceptable.

Hudson Funeral Home will be observing social distancing for the funeral service and asks everyone in attendance to wear a mask when entering the building.

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