Mr. Wifford "Josh" Hugh Harris, age 85 of Hickory and Cliffside passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
Born September 26, 1930 in Rutherford Co., he is the husband of Mary Sims Harris and was the son of the late Arthur Harris and the late Elsie Jones Harris. He was a member of Prospect Baptist Church. He was retired after more than 30 years of service from Centel Telephone Company of Hickory, was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Army Medical Corp., he was also a member of the American Legion. Josh enjoyed life, gun collecting, gardening, farming was a devoted family man and had a great sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years; a son, Michael Hugh Harris of Statesville and one grandson.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held at Prospect Baptist Church with Pastor Ernie Cole and Pastor John Godfrey officiating. Burial followed in the Frederick Memorial Park, Gaffney, SC with military honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Rd. Fairfax, Va. 22030.
Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside is assisting the Family.