Jan. 24, 2023
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Jan. 24, 2023
3 p.m.



Buddy Harris, 66, of Morganton, NC, gained his heavenly wings Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

Born in Alabama on February 13, 1956, he was the son of the late James C. Harris and Billie Maynor Harris. Buddy was a veteran of the US Army and worked at Carolina Container. He loved the outdoors, especially the mountain. Buddy enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Harris is survived by his wife of 43 years, Marlene Edwards Harris; sons, Gary Harris (Heidi) and Robert Harris; daughters, Rebecca, Lekisha, and Anita Harris; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Tom Harris (Cindy) and Danny Harris; sisters, Twila Harris and Debra Harris; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Buddy was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa May Chapman; brothers, Ricky Harris and Stan Maynor; and sister, Chequilla Harris.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Military honors will be provided by the NC National Guard.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Daddy:{ The moment that you died, my heart was torn into,one side filled with heartache,the other died with you, It's killing me that your gone I still in shock unreal daddy I needed you still I am lost with out you, I love you so much but til we met again. You will always forever be in my ♥ heart.. Tell my beautiful sissy missy Melissa that I said hey an miss an love her love your #2 Rebecca♡

—Rebecca harris
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Hey pops we gonna miss you and thank you for your service..

—Payton harris
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—Judy Wood
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I'm going to miss you my brother in law you will sure be missed didn't spend a lot of time with you when I did it was awesome times rest in peace say 👋to all of our family up in heaven 🙏 and you will be loved and missed always you will send us hints every once in awhile so we know your hear with us all love and miss you 👋🙏💕rest in peace Buddy Harris 🙏🙏💕💕😔😢your sister in law Darlene Davis in salt lake city Utah 👋👋💕💋🌞🌟🌹🌹🌻🎆🎇🇺🇸🇺🇸

—Darlene Davis
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R.I.P buddy ❤️ always thinking of you and our family. You are missed dearly!

—Cinda Dillingham

My condolences to the Harris family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

—Wayne Suttle
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Thank you for your service young man, God Bless and God's speed.

—David Buchanan

Iam is daughter anita Harris I didn't know my daddy that well and I'm sad he gone but he will forever and always be missed and remember

—Anita harris
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Thank you for your service from another Veteran

—Curtiss L. Poteat
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R.I.P. Uncle Bud. We love you and miss you!

—Lisa Brown