Maurice Ashton ''Cool Breeze'' Harris, Sr.
Maurice Ashton ''Cool Breeze'' Harris, Sr., 64, died Thursday, February 14, 2013.
Maurice was born August 29, 1948, the son of the late Roland Shelly Harris, Sr. and Louise Young Harris. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Norean Bukovina, and his brothers, George, Paul Lane, Charles and Albert Harris.
He is survived by his daughter, Rita ''ReRe'' Harris Allen, and her husband, Robbie, of Roanoke Rapids; his son, Maurice Ashton ''Reese'' Harris, Jr., of Roanoke Rapids; two grandsons, Dylan Robertson and Marcus Pierce Allen; four sisters, Sandra Neal of Henrico, Roslyn Greenauer of Depaw, NY, Debra Simmons of Norfolk, VA, and Eugenie Wilbey and her husband, Butch, of Gates, NC; brothers, Roland Shelly Harris, Jr. and his wife, Rose, of Norfolk, VA, Kenneth Harris of Norfolk, VA, Robert Harris and his wife, Carol, of Farmville, VA, Richard Harris of Chesapeake, VA, his twin brother, Michael Harris and his wife, Goldie, of Farmville, VA, Galen Harris and his wife, Pat, of Elizabeth City, and Neal Harris and his wife, Linda, of Norfolk, VA; several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews; his loving and caring niece, Katherine Fast and special friend, Buddy Allen, both of Roanoke Rapids.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. Wayne White officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service and other times at his daughter's home at 1107 Georgia Ave., Roanoke Rapids.