First Posted: 12/31/2008

MOUNT AIRY Mr. Joe Scott Harris, 84, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at his home. Mr. Harris was born in Surry County, March 9, 1924, to Walter Scott and Mary Blanche Edwards Harris. He was a well known Auto Body Repair man in the Mount Airy area for many years and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Surviving are his loving wife, Margaret Elizabeth Williams Harris of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Mike Hunt of Mount Airy; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard E. and Bonnie Harris of Lowgap, Ronnie and Charmaine Harris and Robert and Brenda Harris all of Mount Airy; grandchildren, Lynn Turman, Joseph Harris, Tracey Harris, Danielle Smith, Stacey Harris, Robin Hodges, Josh Utt and Justin Utt; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Harris Kirkman of Pilot Mountain. In addition to his parents, Mr. Harris was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Mitchell Harris. The family will gather together for a celebration of life from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at the home and will welcome friends at any time after 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice at 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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