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Robert Graham Harris
Robert "Graham" Harris, 80, formerly of 179 Orchard Park Dr. Greenwood, SC widower of Ruby Ross Harris passed away Sept. 6, 2009 at National Health Care in Greenwood, SC.
Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late John Andrew Harris and Mary Graham Harris.
He was a retired Medical Technologist with Self Regional Medical Center with over 36 years of service. He was a Graduate of the University of South Carolina and received his M.A. Degree from Central Michigan University in Management. He was retired from the National Guard having earned the rank of Major. He was also a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.
Survivors include 3 daughters Catherine H. Parker and her husband Steve of Abbeville, SC, Robin H. Todd and Janet Harris both of Greenwood, SC; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday Sept. 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM in Long Cane Cemetery with the Rev. David C. Dority officiating. The family is at the home of his daughter Janet Harris 149 Highland Drive in Greenwood, SC.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home in Abbeville, SC.
Memorials to Mr. Harris may be made to Self Regional Medical Center Foundation 1325 Spring St. Greenwood, SC 29646.
VisitationChandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC 29620
Tuesday Sept. 8, 2009
6:00 until 8:00PM
ServiceLong Cane Cemetery
Due West Hwy
Abbeville, SC 29620
Wednesday Sept. 9, 2009
IntermentLong Cane Cemetery
Due West Hwy
Abbeville , SC 29620
Cathy and Janet, I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing. He was such a great man ! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, GiGi
GiGi Ray Sep 24 2009 12:00 AM
Janet, Sorry we did not hear of your Dad's passing until after his services. Just wanted you to know that your Dad was always such a great friend to the Flinchum girls. He hired me for my first job at the hospital. He and Dad were great pals and enjoyed hanging out together and playing golf. You just know they are having a great time in heaven now with some of their other buddies. Take care and remember that you are in my prayers. Love, Carol Flinchum Smith
Carol F. Smith Sep 16 2009 12:00 AM
Cathy,Robin,& Janet - I was sorry to hear about Graham's passing.I don't remember Graham not being a part of the May family. Graham & my dad were both no nonsense guys, but they were the very best. I'm sure they're having a drink right now & I'm sure I'll see them again. I think about Ruby always calling me "Love" - she was a tremendous friend & I miss her also. Sorry I couldn't make it to the services - you guys are in my thoughts.
Craig May Sep 11 2009 12:00 AM
Cathy, Janet, and Robin, The years have separated us but I still remember the wonderful times growing up that I spent at your house on Phillips Street in Abbeville I have always cherished those days and how great your parents were to all of us. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all and your families.
Ree Ree Ashley Sep 10 2009 12:00 AM
Dear Janet, Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Rick Moseley Sep 9 2009 12:00 AM
Cathy & Steve, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mr. Harris was a very special person. Mother thought the world of your Dad and Mom. I have fond memories of our childhood and visits to your home. Please know we care very much about you. Love, Janet & Bill
Bill & Janet Williams Sep 9 2009 12:00 AM
Janet & Mary Graham- We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are thinking about you and your family. You are in our prayers!
Sally Montgomery/ Sam Fair Sep 9 2009 12:00 AM
Cat, Steve, Graham and family, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad and grandpa to you Graham. Please know that I am thinking about you and you are in my prayers. Love, Val
Valerie Hendrickson Sep 9 2009 12:00 AM
To the Harris family: Dan and I are thinking of you and remembering you in our prayers. May you feel the presence of GOD as you go through this valley. We appreciated you coming to see us when our mother passed away. Wanted to share how much it meant to our family. We love you and if you need anything please call us.
Dan & Kathy Dickerson Sep 9 2009 12:00 AM
Janet-I am sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.-Erin
Erin Steed Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM