Mr. Willie Donald Harris of First Street, South Boston died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 88.
Mr. Harris was born in Halifax County on July 18, 1931 to the late Mr. Harris Spraggins and Ms. Mattie Harris and was married to Mrs. Christine Harris.
He was a member of Owens Grove Baptist Church and was employed by J. P. Stevens, Inc. for over 30 years.
Mr. Harris is survived by his wife, Mrs. Christine Harris, of South Boston; five sons, Mr. Robert D. Harris (Charlotte) of Midlothian, Mr. Oveda “VC” Harris, Mr. Kenneth Harris, Mr. Garland Harris and Mr. Jesse Harris, all of South Boston; one daughter, Ms. Sandra Harris, of Clarksville; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sons, Mr. Bobby Dean Harris, Mr. Lanell Harris and Mr. Tex Harris.
Funeral services for Mr. Willie Donald Harris will be Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Owens Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. John Leigh officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 1017 First Street, South Boston.
In lieu of flowers, consider monetary donations to the family in care of Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.