Thursday, June 18, 2015

Charles Vernon Harris

On 6-14-2015 Charles Vernon Harris passed away peacefully at his home in Windermere Fl. He was born 9-13-29 in Miami Fl. to the late Jesse Roger Harris and Ruby Lee Harris. He was pre deceased by Marsha Karen Harris, brothers Robert and Jesse Harris, and sister-in-law Mary Helen Harris. He is survived by wife, Rubye Harris, sons Michael and Jason, daughter Debra Lee Johnson and Husband Dennis D Johnson and sister Jewel Robbins. Also seven grandchildren Celeste Chamberlin, Justin Johnson, Jasmine Jerome, Naomi Jerome, Wayne Graves, Dana Johnson, Rose Jerome and six great grandchildren, Justin Spradley, Kyla Chamberlin, Chandler Jerome, Abriana Vicioso, Veronika Cardenas, Keegan Graves and Charisma Johnson along with many other loving nephews nieces and many friends. Also a very special Nephew, Tim Harris who helped uncle Vernon and aunt Ruby selflessly in so many ways.

Charles served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, he served through the Korean war and several conflicts including the Cuban crisis. His wing was stationed to Key West to monitor all movement on the island of Cuba (right in their front yard). He retired at Langley Air Force Base in the spring of 1968 as a Master Sargent.

He brought his family back to Orlando and went to work for USPS. He served in management for 18 years. He retired with wife Rubye to their lake house in Windermere where he became part of a postal retirement community. He continued to volunteer in helping his new community. His retirement years were spent enjoying his home, family, friends and fishing. 

1 comment:

M Jones said...

I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope you will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. May GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.Matthew 5:4.