BROOKPORT, Ill. — George Harris, 66, of Brookport, Ill., passed away at 12:52 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Lourdes hospital with his family by his side.
There will be no service. Mr. Harris will be cremated according to his wishes.
George worked at IGA as a meat cutter. He also worked construction, building log homes across the country. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a passion for deer hunting.
George is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol (Parmer) Harris; his children, Angela (Brent) Williams of Metropolis, Chuck (Lisa) Harris of Brookport, Tony (Peggy Lang) Harris of Metropolis, and Chris Harris of Brookport; six grandchildren, Adam Harris, Courtney Hicks and fiancé Josh Duncan, Samantha May, Lindsey Hicks, Alex May, and Alyssa Harris; his brothers, James (Deena) Harris of Metropolis, Ellis (Susie) Harris of Brookport, and Bruce Harris of Metropolis; his sisters, Sue Weaver, Patricia Lott and Carol Rae Harris all of Metropolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ellis James and Bertha (Humes) Harris.
Visitation will be held at the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.