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George Van Harris, 71 went home to be with his Lord and Savior suddenly on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at his home in Capon Bridge, WV.

He was the son of the late George L. Harris and the late Linda Adams Harris Bell. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda K. Harris. He is also survived by a son, John L. Harris and wife Jane of Winchester, VA and a daughter Adrienne L. Harris of Stephens City, VA, two grandchildren: Katelyn E. Harris and Zachery P. Harris and a step-sister, Nancy Jo Bell-London of Sterling, VA.

Van was born on August 18, 1946 in Winchester, VA. He was a graduate of Alleghany High School in Cumberland, MD Class of 1964. He proudly served in the United States Navy for 4 1/2 years as a torpedo man’s mate during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a graduate of Alleghany Community College in 1972 with an Automotive Technology Degree. He retired as a master wood carver from Henkel-Harris Furniture Company after almost 30 years of service. He served as a Deacon of Amazing Grace Baptist Church. He served also as the Director of the Amazing Grace Community Food Pantry. He was a founding member of the Winchester Model Railroad Club. He was also active with the Capon Bridge Ruritan Club. He loved God, Family and Country.

A funeral service will be held at the Giffin Funeral Home in Capon Bridge, WV on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Pastor Kevin E. Grant will be officiating. Interment will be held in the Timber Ridge Cemetery near High View, WV.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 2-5 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Amazing Grace Baptist Food Pantry, PO Box 540, Capon Bridge, WV 26711 or the Capon Bridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 265, Capon Bridge, WV 26711.


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Visitation

Sunday

27

Aug

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

funeral

Monday

28

Aug

11:00 AM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Cemetery Details

Location

Timber Ridge Cemetery

6001 Christian Church Rd
High View, WV 26808

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