Earl Palmer Harris

Earl Palmer Harris

Suffolk , VA
10.07.1958 - 07.22.2019

Earl Palmer Harris, 60, of Suffolk, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019. Palmer was born and raised in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from Norview High School .

Palmer was a proud and active member of Alcoholics Anonymous with 23 years of sobriety. He worked for many years for The Citrus Group in Norfolk installing fountain drink equipment. More recently he had worked at Lowes in Suffolk.

He is predeceased by his parents, Clarence “Chubby” and Catherine “Kitty” Harris. Palmer is survived by his wife, Marianne Harris, son, Jeffrey Harris and his wife Shannon, daughters, Rachel and Shannon Greene, sisters, Beverly Catron (Curtis) and Debbie Turner Grier (Godfrey) and the loves of his life, grandchildren, Ethan and Emma Harris.

The Harris’s have a large, loving and extended family and Palmer was devoted to them all. He also loved his dogs, Tilly and Chloe.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 6-7:30 P.M at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23434. 

With the family’s deepest appreciation for their service, donations may be made to  Suffolk Fire and Rescue, 300 Kings Fork Rd. Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
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Prayers and thoughts of your family.
Palmer meant a BIG deal to my heart.

Sheila Fish

Marianne, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers..

Martha Allen

Jeff and Shannon,
We are so sorry about your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Love you Wayne and Trish

Wayne and Trish Shook

Marianne and family, I am so sorry for your loss and just know you all are in my thoughts and prayers!!! 💗🙏

Lee Ola Bartlett

Marianne and family, we are so sorry to hear about Palmer. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Barbara& Dennie Ellis

David and I are sad to hear about Palmer. We are currently out of town but we will keep you and your family in our thoughts. If you need anything we are available for you, just call.

Carrie & David Bott

I am so sorry to hear about Palmer's passing we were close friends in High School. Way too young to leave this earth but God has a plan for everyone. My thoughts and prayers for the family. He will be missed god bless

Susan Askew

To all of Palmer's family, please accept my sympathy for your loss. He was a sweet cousin, son, husband, father and grandfather. He has left us too soon and we will miss him.
All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna (Petie) Snider

My condolences to the family of Palmer. I grew up with him in Norfolk and we reconnected on social media a few years back. What wonderful accomplishments he had with his short life!
My thoughts and prayers to you all. Treasure the memories....

Judy Challender Hofler

Marianne, I am so sorry to hear of Palmer’s passing. Prayers for peace and comfort for you. ❤️

Nancy Bowron

Marianne, Tina and I are so sorry for ole Palmer passing on. What a great man, always had a good hug and good word for all. While We know so many are crushed, I'm quite sure God met him with his arms wide open. We love him and love you all..

Jeffrey Haynie

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