New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 14, 2020

David E. Harris

Harris, David-picture

David E. Harris, 76, of Providence Forge, Virginia, originally from Valdese, North Carolina, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.

David was a retired Air Force Veteran. He continued by working in electronics for building broadcast television stations. He became a real estate broker until he retired in 2001.

David was a member of New Kent County Lions’ Club with 44 years of perfect attendance. He was an avid Lions pin trader and a past International President of the Lions International Trading Pin Club. Dave loved golfing and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Lula Harris; and two brothers, Norman and Leroy Harris.

Dave is survived by his companion of 19 years, Debbie Ivey; daughter, Dr. Julie Harris; granddaughter, Loren Freedman of Naples, Florida; two sisters, Janes Powell and Martha Day; “in-laws” Paul and Pat Kerr and their children and grandchildren; and several nephews, cousins, and friends.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, Virginia 23140. A private burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to New Kent Lions’ Club, P.O. Box 1, Providence Forge, Virginia, 23140. Tributes may be posted at