Charles Edwin Harris, 78, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at his home in Paradise.
Memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday, May 16, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, officiated by Angie Tyson.
Charles was born Feb. 28, 1936, in Paradise to Hillard Gandy “Mutt” and Bobby D. (Bridges) Harris. After high school, he joined the Army and later tried his hand at college before deciding on a career as a brick mason.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bridgeport and the Local Union No. 6 of Fort Worth.
He is survived by his wife, Vicki Gail (Gordon) Harris; son Johney; daughters Celia and LaRea; and grandchildren Erika, Jennifer, Alycium and Slyton.
He was preceded in death by his parents.