Virdin "Buddy" Harris

October 1, 1927 - April 23, 2011

Harris, Virdin Obituary

Virdin “Buddy” Hoyle Harris, Jr., 83 of Dunkirk died at his home on April 23, 2011.  He was born in Miami, FL on October 1, 1927 to the late Virdin and Lena Browne Harris.  He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Seaman First Class.  Following his discharge, he began a successful printing and graphic arts company which he was able to build into a family business. He played tennis and was a sports car fan.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nancy Lee Harris; daughters, Jennifer Gray and husband Bud of Edgewater, MD, Gail Harris and husband Lloyd Greenberg of Washington, DC and Leslie Donnelly and husband Greg Stutzman of Salisbury, MD; sister, Jane Markovic of Washington, DC; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  A son, Jeff Harris and two sisters, Anne Henry and Faye Harris predeceased him.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11 am at Raymond-Wood Funeral Home, 10684 Southern Maryland Blvd. (Rt. 4 S), Dunkirk, MD 20754 (map, directions). A private inurnment will follow at Cheltenham Veteran’s Cemetery.

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