George Harris


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, December 18, 2017
White River Baptist Church
7705 Tunnelton Road
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Obituary of George Harris

Bedford – George Frederick “Fred” Harris, 86, of Bedford, died at 4:25 am on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Westview Nursing and Rehab.

Born May 17, 1931 in Lawrence Co. He was the son of Pete and Alice(Compton) Harris. He was a graduate of Tunnelton High School with the class of 1949 and a veteran of the Korean War. He married Edith M. Jewell on March 25, 1955 and she preceded him in death on September 21, 2015. He was a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and delivered newspapers for the Times-Mail. He was a member of the White River Baptist Church and a fifty-year member of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include two daughters, Georgeanna Harris and Angela Myers and husband, Brian, all of Bedford; a grandson, Dakota Myers, of Bedford; a granddaughter, Kristy Myers, of Seymour; four great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Leon Matthews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, Harland Harris and wife, Caro; a sister, Anna Mary Matthews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 18th at White River Baptist Church with Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in the White River Baptist Cemetery with military rites accorded by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, December 17th at the Day & Carter Mortuary where a Masonic service will be conducted at 7:30 pm, and from 12:00 noon until the hour of service on Monday at the church.  Family and friends may express condolences at


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