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Cave Harris Jr. of Detroit, Texas


Cave Harris, Jr. Of Detroit, Texas passed away January 14, 2019.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church with Pastor D. Bernard Perry serving as Eulogist.  Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Brownrigg Funeral Home.

The family visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Friday, January 18, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church, Detroit. Texas.
Cave Harris, Jr., was born June 19, 1943, to the late Vera and Cave Harris. He attended public schools in Clarksville TX. Cave graduated from Cheatham High School in 1962.
Cave joined the U.S. Army in 1963 and retired in 1987 as E7 after 24 years of service. Cave married Victoria, and to that union, four children were born.
After retirement, he met Sharon Wheeler and was married on May 25, 1992 in Detroit, TX where he lived until his passing.
Those who remain:
Wife: Sharon Harris of Detroit, Texas.
Sons: Cave Harris III, Christopher Harris, Branson Harris, Junction City, Kansas and Jay Harris of Detroit, Texas , Carlos Wheeler and Jermond Wheeler of Dallas, TX;
Daughter:  Vanessa Roach of Ewa, Hawaii.
Sisters: Lanetta Rosser, Miyoshi Gray, from Paris, TX, Sonya (Ricky) McCulloch of  Clarksville, Texas. Jo Ann (Joseph) Watson, Ruby (Roy) Lee, Deborah (Michael) Martin, and Teressa Scott.
Brothers: Anthony Harris and  Terrance (Tamesha) Harris.
Aunt:  Bobbie Jean Edwards of Paris, Texas.
Special friend: Travis Bronner, Detroit, Texas.
Also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Helen, Deloris, Joni, Charlotte, Rochelle, and Brenda.