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Sidney Andrew Harris

April 1, 1925 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 95)

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Sidney Andrew Harris, 95, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Fishersville.

Sidney was born on April 1, 1925 in Staunton.  He was a U. S. Army veteran who served from 1943 to 1972, during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Viet Nam Conflict, where he served two tours in Viet Nam, earning him a Bronze Star. He was employed at Wayne-Tex from 1972 to 1988.  

He was a member Mt. Eagle Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon, Choir Member, Trustee and Church Clerk and a member of Pocahontas Lodge #7 in Petersburg, VA.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Flossie L. Harris and his wife, Mely Valerio Harris.

He is survived by his children, Sidney Harris, Jr. Reny J. Harris, Powhatan (Sarah) Johnson and Aida V. Holtz; grandchildren, great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren and also survived by Doris Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, 619 Lifecore Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939 following COVID Restrictions.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Eagle Baptist Church, Nellysford, VA on Monday, June 22, 2020 following  COVID Restrictions.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors and Masonic Rites.

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June 21, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Charlton and Groome Funeral Home
619 Lifecore Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

Graveside Service
June 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Eagle Baptist Church
4109 Adial Road
Nellysford, VA 22958

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