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Mr. Willie Curtis Harris, Jr.

August 30, 1948 ~ August 25, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

 Mr. Willie Curtis Harris Jr.,73, of Conyers, GA, better known as “Shank”, peacefully passed away in his home surrounded by family on August 25, 2022.  He was born August 30, 1948, in Covington, Georgia and is preceded in death by his father, Willie Curtis, Sr., mother, Mary Alice (Pierce), wife, Shirley (Robinson), and brothers, Albert Lee and Chris.  He was a resourceful, simple, nostalgic, matter of fact, funny, and loving soul, who always stood his ground.  Though heartbroken, we know that his light still shines in those who survived him.  He is survived by his son, Dexter (Holly) and his beloved grandchildren Durham and Sayward, his siblings, Phyllis and Donald, numerous aunts, nieces, nephews, dear friends and loved ones.  “Shank” worked at Lithonia Lighting until his retirement after 30+ years. He was a southern food eatin’, fish catchin’, barbecue throwin’, grandchild lovin’, leader and friend.  He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 3, 2022, 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel, 1163 Reynolds Street SW Covington, GA 30014. Interment Private. "A Service of Dignity, A Trademark of Excellence"

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in honor of his grandchildren.  

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 3, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
1163 Reynolds Street SW
Covington, GA 30014

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