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Official Obituary of

Richard “Smurf” Harris

May 14, 1966 ~ May 17, 2023 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Richard Harris Obituary

Mr. Richard Harris, affectionately known as “Smurf” , Warthen, GA, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 17,2023 at the Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin, GA. 

Graveside services were held on Saturday, May 27,2023 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church , Highway 15 N. , Warthen , GA .Rev. Tracy Wheeler Sr. officiated.


Richard was born on May 14, 1966, the son of JoAnn Robinson Harris and the late Richard Lee Harris Sr .He attended the public schools of Washington County

Richard was preceded in death by his sister ,Delois Harris.

He was survived by his children, Rashad Harris and Quentin Harris both of Sandersville, GA; mother ,Joann Harris of Warthen, GA; sister, Dianne Harden of Tennille, GA; nieces and nephews, Tiffany Harris, Clairessa Harden both of Tennille, GA, Latersa Harris of Warthen, GA, Tangia Harris of Sandersville, GA; Marcus Harris, Anthony Harris, Kentavius Harris all of Warthen, GA, and David Harden Jr. of Tennille, GA; aunts and uncles ,Cora Lee Harris of Warthen, GA, Rosa Mae (Rufus) Andrew of Sandersville, GA and Linton Robinson of Warthen, GA; grandchildren ,A’myrah Harris, Quenia Harris, Shalana Harris, Kei’mon Harris all of Sandersville, GA and Ja’Quavion Hilson of Delaware; devoted friends , Luther Harris Jr. and David Ingram and many more extended family members and friends.

Wheeler’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

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Public Viewing
May 26, 2023

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Graveside Service
May 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
9123 GA-Hwy 15
Warthen, GA 31094


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