Robert Lee Harris

May 10, 1951 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 70)

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Graveside Services for  Mr. Robert Lee Harris, 70, of Decatur, Alabama, will be Friday, 1:30 pm, October 8, 2021 at Decatur City Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Baker officiating. Public viewing will be Thursday October 7, 2021 from 2pm until 6pm in the Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel.   Mr. Harris transitioned on Monday, October 4,  2021 at the Decatur General Campus of Decatur Morgan Hospital.

Robert Lee Harris was born on May 10, 1951 in Lawrence County, AL to the late Frank Harris and Stella Hampton Harris. He departed his life on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.

He attended school in Lawrence County, Alabama. Robert accepted Christ on September 2, 1990 at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church.

Robert was  employed for many years at Decatur City Schools and the Tennessee Valley Cotton Gin.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Harris, Frank Harris, Curtis Harris, Willie Ed Harris, Tommie James Harris;  two sisters, Maudie Byrd and Arstella Garth.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory; his wife, Lula Mayes Harris; four children, Robert Mayes, Jr, Marcus Mayes, Christopher Mayes and Latonya Tucker (Forrest); two brothers, Herman Harris and Andrew Harris all of Decatur; one sister, Lillie Walker of Cleveland, OH; two special cousins, Ciglee Beck and Alleen Haren; two close friends, Lester Fletcher and Charlie Rollins; a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Strict Covid-19 Regulations will be ENFORCED

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
October 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Reynolds Funeral Home
103 13th Ave NW
Decatur, AL 35601

Funeral Service
October 8, 2021

1:30 AM
Decatur City Cemetery
1001 Wilson Street NW
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Please note
COVID guidelines will be enforced.
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