William Coolidge ‘Docker’ Harris
Published 9:00 am Monday, November 13, 2017
William Coolidge “Docker” Harris, 92, of Harmony, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 at Autumn Care in Mocksville.
He was born in Iredell County on March 5, 1925, and was the son of the late Elias H. Harris and Mary Pink Galliher Harris. On April 12, 1952, he married Lois Mae Safriet and together they shared 65 years of marriage until his death. He retired from Kewanee Scientific after 25 years where he worked as a cabinet fitter. He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. He loved wood working, especially cabinetry work.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Harris, a sister, Nola Malcolm and a half-sister.
Survivors: his wife, Lois, a daughter, Diane H. Shoffner (Roy) and a granddaughter, Angela Michelle Shoffner, all of Harmony; a sister, Daisy H. Warren of Statesville; several half-brothers; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services honoring his life were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Pastor Brandon Gwaltney and the Rev. Jason Whitley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.