Robert Harris, 79

May 11, 2010

SEPT. 1, 1930-MAY 9, 2010

Robert Harris, 79, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 9, 2010, at NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown, Md.

Born Sept. 1, 1930, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ethel Harris.

He was the husband of Jacqueline M. (Burnett) Harris of Hagerstown, Md.

Robert was a past employee of Potomac Die and Printing, Hagerstown.

He was a member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, Hagerstown.

In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by one daughter, Donna M. Harris of Hagerstown; four sons, David E. Harris of Chambersburg, Pa., Robert Harris Jr., Gale "Jerry" Harris and Steven Harris, all of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; one step- granddaughter; six great-grandchildren; and cousins.

Robert was preceded in death by one son, Anthony N. Harris; a sister, Thelma Harris; and a brother, William Harris.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 20, 2010, at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Leroy Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.


The visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 20, 2010, at the funeral home.

The Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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