George D. Harris of Parkesburg

George D. Harris, 73, of Parkesburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, at his residence. He was the husband of Rita J. Laws Harris who died in 2004, and with whom he shared 33 years of marriage.

George D. Harris

Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Lawrence W. Harris and the late Margaret Davis Harris.

George was a pathologist technician at New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, for 24 years, retiring in 2014.

He enjoyed riding horses and going to Nebraska and doing cattle drives, and being with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

He had a passion for horses. He got his first horse when he was 13 and had horses all of his life. Next to his family, horses were his life.

He is survived by one son, Shawn Harris of Cochranville; one daughter, Shannon Osborne of Parkesburg; one brother, Thomas W. Harris of Atlanta, Ga. and three granddaughters, Brianna Lynn Osborne, Brooke Elizabeth Osborne, and Kelsey Marie Osborne.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square. His memorial service will follow at 1. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 N. 20th Street, Suite 405, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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