George worked at IGA as a meat cutter. He also worked construction, building log homes across the country.
He was an avid outdoorsman and had a passion for deer hunting.
George is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Parmer Harris; his children, Angela (Brent) Williams of Metropolis, Chuck (Lisa) Harris of Brookport, Tony (Peggy Lang) Harris of Metropolis and Chris Harris of Brookport; six grandchildren, Adam Harris, Courtney Hicks and fiancé Josh Duncan, Samantha May, Lindsey Hicks, Alex May and Alyssa Harris; his brothers James (Deena) Harris of Metropolis, Ellis (Susie) Harris of Brookport and Bruce Harris of Metropolis; and his sisters, Sue Weaver, Patricia Lott and Carol Rae Harris, all of Metropolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ellis James and Bertha Humes Harris.
There was no service, but visitation was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.
Mr. Harris was cremated according to his wishes.