April 28 1942 May 25 2020
Bushrod Sydnor Harris April 28, 1942 – May 25, 2020 Share this obituary Send Flowers Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Bushrod Sydnor Harris Bushrod Sydnor Harris, 78, departed this life on Monday, May 25, 2020 after a long illness surrounded by his wife and loving family He was born April 28, 1942, in Winchester, VA, the second son of Shepard and Sarah Hester Harris. He remained the loving and devoted husband of Julia Gaines Harris for 49 years . Bushrod graduated from Frederick Douglas High School in 1960. He then attended Virginia State University where he was a member of Alpha Phi Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.-1963. He began his military career and was inducted into the United State Army in October 20, 1964. He gained the rank of E5 and he received an honorable discharge October 19, 1970. Upon his discharge in 1970, he met the love of his life, Julia Elaine Gaines. They were married 6 weeks later November 28, 1970. As we all know, he remained a faithful Redskin fan for the ages. He became gainfully employed by Sears and Roebuck, Montgomery Wards. He was a Rubbermaid employee for 35 years, and a loyal employee and volunteer bus driver for the Winchester Chapter of the SAAA (Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging) before finally retiring in 2014. Loving to entertain, Bushrod and his wife, Julia were the best host and hostess for the annual Apple Blossom, yearly Super Bowl and the weekend “after party” of the annual Frederick Doug lass Class Reunion. Bush remained a loyal “Hound Dog” until the club closed. He was adored by many because of his love for others and his giving nature. Left to mourn this significant loss are his loving and devoted wife, Julia Elaine Harris, his daughter, Stephanie Ann Long (Kevin), 5 grandchildren-Jamal Long, Hakeem Harris, Kyree Long, Khadijah Long, Malik Long; and 1 great grandchild-Janiyah Long, a host of nieces and nephews, and a multitude of life-long friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Shepard, his mother Sarah, and his brother Richard “Josh” Harris. A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be11:00 am at Cartwright Funeral Home with Rev Joe Folkes officiating. Military Honors Afforded by the Winchester VFW Post # 2123 and the United States Army Honor Guard. Entombment will follow at Shenandoah Memorial Gardens in Winchester, VA. We will follow CDC guideline for gathering at the cemetery. Family and friends are asked to wear mask. Ministry of Comfort Entrusted to Cartwright Funeral Home Winchester, VA cartwrightfuneralhome.com SERVICES Visitation Tuesday, June 02, 2020 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Cartwright Funeral Home, Inc. 232 E. Fairfax Lane Winchester, Virginia 22601 Get Directions on Google Maps Mausoleum Entombment Tuesday, June 02, 2020 12:00 PM Shenandoah Memorial Cemetery Winchester, Virginia 22602 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Bushrod Sydnor Harris April 28 1942 May 25 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Winchester, state: Virginia