Funeral service for Robert Rex Harris, age 80, of Quinlan will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Grace Baptist Church in Quinlan with Eddie Singleton officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Mr. Harris passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021 at his home.
Robert was born on June 23, 1941 in Mount Pleasant, Texas to Richard Earl and Willie Dorothy (Bridges) Harris. He married Gloria Jean Pearson August 22, 1959 in Garland, Texas. Robert worked in quality control for Valspar Paint. He enjoyed fishing, playing golf, traveling, and being outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Harris of Quinlan; sisters, Vera McElhaney and husband, Bobby of Garland, TX, Ella Harris of Garland, Mary Travers of Garland; daughters, Rex Ann Hamiter and husband, Paul of Edgewood, TX, Mary Jean Huckabee of Bedford, TX; granddaughters, Jessica Doyle and husband, Eric of Colorado Springs, CO, Robin Burleson and husband, Zach of New Braunfels, TX; grandsons, Jordan Robert Huckabee and wife, Katie of Melissa, TX, Tyler Davis Huckabee and wife Ariel of Euless, TX,; great-grandchildren, Logan Harris Tucker of Colorado Springs, Presleigh Jane Huckabee, Nehemiah Isaac Huckabee, Aiden Dean Huckabee, Christian Robert Huckabee, Naomi Wren Huckabee, Naomi Wren Huckabee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Wanda Smiley, Sue Hawkins; brother, Larry Harris.