Robert Nathaniel Harris

July 8, 1938 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 80)

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Robert Nathaniel Harris Sr. was born on July 8, 1938, to Nathaniel Vestal and Ethel Harris in New York City, where he was the eldest of seven children. 
Robert was a man that lived life on his own terms and lived it to the fullest.  He honorably served his country for twenty (20) years.  The first four (4) years of his military career was served in the US Marine Corps and his final sixteen (16) years in the US Air Force.  Robert loved people and had the opportunity to travel and see the world.  One of Robert’s great loves was refereeing.  He refereed softball and basketball games throughout northern California. 
Robert is preceded in death by his father, Nathaniel Vesta; mother, Ethel Harris; brothers, Stewart Harris, and George Harris and sisters, Althea Harris and Dorthea Harris. 
Robert is survived by his children, Gazell Davis, Robert Harris Jr., Armand Harris Sr. (Marvena), LaToya Reed, Benecia Lewis, and Robin Harris; brothers, David Harris (Aida) and Calvin Harris (Annalie) all of whom he loved very much.  He also leaves a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, and friends whom he also loved dearly. 

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 Service Program


July 2, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Thompson Rose Chapel
3601 5th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Funeral Service
July 2, 2019

1:00 PM
Thompson Rose Chapel
3601 5th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Graveside Service
July 3, 2019

10:30 AM
Sacramento Valley VA National Cemetery
5810 Midway Road
Dixon, CA 95620

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