Larry Harris, of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at the age of 82. Born and raised in Covington, Mr. Harris was a graduate of Newton County High School, Class of 1955, and a former member of Calvary Baptist Church. After graduating high school, he attended Georgia State University before receiving a business certification from the Harvard School of Business in the Advanced Management Program. Mr. Harris had a long and illustrious career as a management consultant with Brooks International, which took him and his family all over the world, including time in Europe. He was an avid golfer whose many trophies demonstrated his accomplishments. In 2001, Mr. Harris retired to Hilton Head and resided there until moving to Clarkesville in 2010. He was preceded in death by his son, Benjamin Walter Harris; as well as parents, Walter Herschel and Esther Naomi (Cleghorn) Harris.
Left to cherish his memory is his adoring wife of 62 years, Marsha Harris; daughter, Leslie Harris of Hilton Head, SC; sons and daughter-in-law, Brad and Liz Harris of London, England; Matt Harris of Cleveland, GA; grandchildren, Nikolas Harris, Eddie Harris, both of London, England; sister and brother-in-law, Cynthia and Tony Webb; brother, Jimmy Harris, all of Covington, GA; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Harris was held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 22 at Calvary Baptist Church, 4228 Mill St. NE, in Covington, with the Rev. Mike Hardy officiating. Interment followed in Covington City Cemetery, Davis Street, in Covington. Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.