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Edwin J. Harris, Jr. (Bor Jr.)

April 27– September 2, 2019

Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is" I John 3:2

The Harris, Dixon, George, Johnson and Washington families announce with sadness the untimely transition of a proud father. big brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, grandfather, loving family man and trusted friend, Edwin Jesse Harris Jr. (Bor Jr.) as he was affectionately called by his beloved family.

He is survived by his children: Siatta, Joycelyn (Garfield), Adrian (Aimee), Demetria (Maurice), Konkai & Teloid.

His many siblings; Samuel (Mai), Joyce, Siweh (Luvenia) Dolly, Gloria (Rudy) Harriette (Bruce) Teloid, Gudrun, Marion, Rita, Oretha Johnson-Roberson (Howard), Albert (Pat), Phillip, T-bone, Edwina, Cerue, Charlotte and Tarr Harris (Edna).

Aunts and uncles, Edwina, Catherine, Ben, Rudolph, Gladys and Victor. Also several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in the United States and Liberia.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:
Saturday October 12, 2019 10:00 a. m. LST
Eddie Memorial United Methodists Church Virginia 
Monrovia, Liberia

The remains of Edwin J. Harris Jr. will be taken to Clay Ashland for an hour of Prayer services at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church

St Peter’s Cemetery Clay Ashland

Repast immediately following the Services: 
Curtis Business Center, Brewerville Monrovia, Liberia

Memorial Service in the United States
Saturday October 26, 2019 12: noon
Old Bergen Presbyterian Church
1 Highland Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305

USA Contacts: 
Rev. Hilary L. Stryker - (301) 350-7438
Jocelyn Harris - Ellenwood (386) 627-6958
Joyce Harris - (240) 400-3058
Gloria Harris - Coffield (703) 402-0909
Teloid Harris - Scott (201) 952-2137
Harriette Harris - Davis (201) 936-6068
Rita Harris - (570) 977-4106
Marion Harris - Blount (570) 417-5598
Gudrun Harris - (201) 328-5368
Oretha Johnson-Roberson - (770) 366-8324
Wesley Johnson - (561) 352-5512
Catherine Harris Dunbar - (267) 242-2308
Rudolph Harris - (615) 516-5772
Rebecca Browne - Harris – (301) 806-8463
Massa Davis – (908) 433-6121

Liberia Contacts:
Dr. Benjamin Harris-231.777.510385
Edwina Harris-231.662.0549
Betty Johnson-231.777.484444
Rev. James Railey – 231 775 86494
Henry Harris – 231.777.515007