Hoyle Baxter ‘Inky’ Harris

Published 12:43 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Mr. Hoyle Baxter “Inky” Harris Jr., 72, of Edgewood Circle, Mocksville, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born Jan. 4, 1946, in Rowan County to the late Hoyle Baxter Harris Sr. and Katherine Louise Leach Harris. Mr. Harris retired from Ingersoll Rand and enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Rodney Harris; and a brother, David Harris.

Survivors: a daughter, Melissa Long (Michael) of China Grove; 8 grandchildren, Felisha Robinson, Amanda Harris (Chris), Robert Harris (Whitney), Steven Harris (Harley), Katie Harris (Danny), Tyler Long, Hunter Long and Sawyer Long; 5 great-grandchildren; a sister, Brenda Shore (Sam) of Mocksville; a brother, Steven “Gus” Harris (Libby) of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29 at Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee with the Rev. Stan Riddle officiating. The family received friends at his home following the service.

Memorials: Camp Manna Ministries, 243 Gibson Way, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.