EDMONTON – William Hop Harris, age 99, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, just hours prior to his 100th birthday. Born October 10, 1918, the son of the late Hop Harris and Jimmie and Dona Harris Shoultz.
William is survived by three children: Charles (Kristi) Jolly, Angie (Chris) Norris, and Rhonda (Bobby) Harris-Page all of Metcalfe County; seven grandchildren: Cam Jolly, Allison (Brandon) Smith, Lauren and Lindsey Norris, Austin Ford, Braden and Jake Page; one great-grandchild, Allie June Smith; and two sisters: Bessie Willis (age 93) of Indiana and Opal McKenzie (age 91) of Edmonton. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive along with many wonderful friends from the Metcalfe County Health Care Center where he resided for the past two years.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Syra Harris; two sisters: Mable Mitchell and Mavis Blaydes.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.