Thomas Lloyd Harris, 88 of Aberdeen passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, surrounded by family at his residence.
A walk thru viewing will be held from 3 to 5PM on Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines. A graveside service will be held 11AM, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen. Rev. David Hudson officiating. The service will be live streamed on the Boles Funeral Home Facebook page at service time.
Mr. Harris was born April 2, 1932 in Moore County to the late Thomas and Katherine McKenzie Harris. He graduated from West End High School and then joined the US Army serving during the Korean War. He later worked various jobs to include heavy equipment operator at Pleasants Sand and Supply, serving as an Aberdeen Commissioner and volunteering on the Aberdeen Fire Department. He also enjoyed playing poker, bridge, dancing and flying airplanes. He then went on to manage the local Golden Corral for over 25 years. After retirement, he enjoyed serving as a deacon at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen where he also enjoyed maintaining the church grounds. Lloyd loved to spend time with family and enjoyed his mornings spent with his close friends eating biscuits and drinking coffee at Bojangles and Hardees.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Gladys Matthews Harris; A son, Tommy Harris (Kim) of Southern Pines; a daughter, Cindy Hoke of Aberdeen; Two brothers, Norman Harris of West End and Johnny Harris (Kathy) of Carthage and sister Ann McRae of Tennessee; Grandchildren, Matt Harris (Paige), Jesse Harris, Blake Hoke (Brittany); Great grand-children, Nathan Harris, Lilly Harris, Henry Harris, Olivia Hoke, and Annalea Hoke and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers, C.A. Scarborough, Warren Harris, Coy Harris, Ernest Harris and a sister, Dot Lewis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1002 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen, NC 28315.
Online condolences may be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.