Emil L. Harris, obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Emil L. Harris,

May 31, 1932 - September 13, 2016

Obituary


Emil Lamont (Pat) Harris, Jr. went to be with our Lord on September 13, 2016 at his home in Sugar Land. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 31, 1932 and was a life time resident of the Houston area.

Pat worked with his father at Harris Construction beginning in the late 40's. The business continues today in its fourth generation. Pat's success with the company allowed him the opportunity to provide for and support his family, which was always his top priority. He will be remembered by his friends and family...

Emil Lamont (Pat) Harris, Jr. went to be with our Lord on September 13, 2016 at his home in Sugar Land. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 31, 1932 and was a life time resident of the Houston area.

Pat worked with his father at Harris Construction beginning in the late 40's. The business continues today in its fourth generation. Pat's success with the company allowed him the opportunity to provide for and support his family, which was always his top priority. He will be remembered by his friends and family for his strong work ethic, his quick wit, and his ability to have a good time!

He is proceeded in death by his parents, Emil L. Harris Sr. and Frances Zolita Harris; his brother, Wendell Stewart Harris, and his grandson Emil Lamont (Rocky) Harris, III. Pat is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jo Ann Harris; his children, Monty Harris and wife Jean, Susan Harris Hohnbaum and husband Dan, Glenn Harris and wife Mary, Larry Harris and wife Rose, 13 loving and amazing grandchildren and 19 precious great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 16, at 4:30 at Sugar Land United Methodist Church, 431 Eldridge, Sugar Land, Texas. A private, family burial will precede the service.

The family wishes to thank Heidi Martin and Kendrick Goins for their constant and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, read a poem, strike up a conversation with a stranger, say a prayer, or make a donation to Boys and Girls Country, Hockley, Texas.