WEATHERFORD – Services for Raymond L. “Durmey” Harris Sr., 81, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
He died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009.
He was born June 30, 1928, in Brown County to George and Ann Harris. After serving in the U.S. Army, he began his career in the aviation industry with Convair in 1940. He retired from General Dynamics in 1991. He was a Mason, serving as worshipful master of White Settlement Lodge No. 1372, and a licensed auctioneer
Survivors include his sons, Raymond Lee Jr. and wife Kathy of Spring, and Randall Lynn and wife Mary Ann of Lake Worth; daughters, Donna Fagan of Lake Worth, D’Lisa Abbott and husband Mark of Weatherford; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; brothers; Paul and Wilbur Harris; and sisters, Dorothy Goodnight of Brownwood, and Betty Guthrie and Wanda Durpree.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Evelyn Harris; his parents; two brothers; and a sister.