Frederick Nelson Fred” Harris 86 of Spotsylvania County VA passed away Monday afternoon January 12 2009 at Mary Washington Hospital Fredericksburg.
Fred was born and lived his entire life in the same house. He was an elder and clerk of session for many years at Kirk O’ Cliff Presbyterian Church where he taught Sunday school and was Sunday school superintendent. Fred graduated from Belmont High School and was a charter member of Belmont Ruritan Club and was president of Lakeside Dairy Farm Inc. Fred believed that God called him to help feed the world and he worked hard all his life to do that.
He is preceded in death by his parents: W.O. Harris Sr. and Mary Todd Harris; one brother: W.O. Harris Jr. and one sister: Vicky Massie.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years: Sara Perkins Harris; one son: Charles Frederick Harris of Spotsylvania; one daughter: Mary Lee Harris Todd and husband John of Rocky Mount NC; one brother: Samuel Dick Harris and wife Shirley of Mineral; one sister: Louise Harris Massie of Louisa; sister-in-law: Pauline Harris of Spotsylvania; one granddaughter: Laura Mary Todd of Rocky Mount NC; numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday at Kirk O’ Cliff Presbyterian Church The Rev. Dr. Donn Langfitt will officiate interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. Wednesday at Woodward Funeral Home 200 Fredericksburg Avenue Louisa Virginia 23093.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Kirk O’ Cliff Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 414 Mineral VA 23117.
Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.