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Alton Eugene Harris

January 16, 1928 February 5, 2019
Alton Eugene Harris
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Obituary for Alton Eugene Harris

Mr. Alton Eugene Harris, 91, received his Home Going Day on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 11 AM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Harris was a native of Pitt County before moving to New Bern in 1968. There, he resided for 43 years before returning to Greenville in 2012. While living in New Bern, Alton owned and operated Harris Auto Salvage. He was also a member of the Emmanuel Fellowship in New Bern and attended St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church after returning to Greenville. Alton was a musician and songwriter. He was gifted in playing multiple instruments. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Preceding him in death is his grandson, Tom Williams.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Evelyn Butts Harris; daughters, Glenda Harris Joyner and Barbara Williams and husband, Lindsay, all of Greenville; son, Pastor Danny Harris and wife, Diane, of Rocky Mount; grandchildren, Matthew Joyner, Danielle Dixon, Leslie Tignor, Jeff Williams, and Joy Williams; 5 great grandchildren; special nephew, J.F Bud Harris and wife, Norma; along with several other nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to the Vidant Heart Center and The Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice and their staff.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

7

Feb

6:00 PM 2/7/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville

2100 East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville

2100 East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Burial to follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.

Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory - Greenville
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pinewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States
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