Harris, Edwin

Army Veteran Retired From DuPont, Worked For ABB And Alstom Power

Friday, November 15, 2013
Edwin Harris
Edwin Harris

Edwin Lee Harris, 81, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Nov.15, 2013. 

He was the son of the late James Walter Harris, Jr., and Ollie Torbett Harris.

Ed was an army veteran and a member of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church. Following his retirement from Dupont in 1985 he was employed by ABB and Alstom Power. Ed was a wonderful husband, father, and friend who can never be replaced and will be remembered lovingly.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Pierce Harris; daughters Kimberly Annette Hawkins and Emily Keen (Lavon) Pickle; grandsons, Spencer Hawkins and Alex Drouillard; siblings Eugene (Gene) Harris, Emily Walston, Elsie Kinley, Marjory Cronon, and Elizabeth Hinton; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tn.


Parker, Calvin O.

Calvin O. Parker, 89, died on January 28, 2015 in the loving arms of Hospice Care. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served as a gunner on a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet. He was a deacon in his lifelong church, White Oak Baptist. He retired from South Central Bell Telephone Company. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Lucille; brother, Neal Parker and wife Jane; daughters, ... (click for more)

Alexander, Robert "Bob" Arthur, Jr.

Robert "Bob" Arthur Alexander, Jr., 72, of Chattanooga, died on January 29, 2015 at his home. Bob grew up and attended schools in Southern California. He graduated in 1964 from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA with a B.S. in math and went on to work at Transamerica Occidental Life insurance Company where he studied to become an actuary. A job transfer brought him to Chattanooga ... (click for more)

McNabb, William Crandel (Dunlap)

William Crandel McNabb, 101, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The son of the late Thomas Crawford and Florence Almeda Knight McNabb, he was a graduate of Grundy County High School where he drove the school bus while in high school.  During World War II, he worked for Combustion Engineering in Chattanooga.  He lived for many years in Jasper, ... (click for more)

Logan, Charles Neal (Trenton)

Charles Neal Logan, 80, of Trenton, GA, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015. He was self-employed small engine and chainsaw repairman and operated Charlie’s Saw Shop for many years. He was a member of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ella Logan; brothers, June, Jack, Bill and Corky Logan; and one sister, Katheryn Shankles. ... (click for more)

Girl Stabs Boy Twice At Lookout Valley Middle High School

A female student stabbed a male student twice at Lookout Valley Middle High School on Thursday morning. Sheriff Jim Hammond the students are seventh graders. He  said the boy was taken by ambulance and went into surgery after the mid-morning stabbing.  He said the boy received a superficial wound to the neck and a more serious wound to the stomach.  However, ... (click for more)

Chief Fletcher Gives Maximum Punishment To Officer Who Fired At Vehicle That Backed Toward Him; Attorney Vows To Fight To Reverse Decision

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher has given a maximum punishment to an officer who fired four shots toward a vehicle after he said the driver backed into his vehicle with him standing behind it. Chief Fletcher sustained a finding of “improper use of force – discharge of firearm.” He suspended Officer Alex Olson for 30 days without pay – the maximum suspension allowed ... (click for more)