Funeral services for Roy Duane “Pete” Harris will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Brownfield First Baptist Church with Dr. Matt Baird officiating. Burial will follow in the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
There will be a family visitation on Monday, January 7, 2019, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Brownfield Funeral Home.
Pete passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019, in Brownfield. He was born July 31, 1923, to Roy Carlton and Mary Emma Harris in Brownfield. Pete served in the Army Air Corp during WWII where he earned a Distinguished Flying Cross. He married Nona Fae Watson on May 17, 1944, in Brownfield. Pete owned and operated Harris Flying Service. He received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award and the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award. Pete is preceded in death by his wife, Nona Fae Harris, and sister, Lucylle.
Pete is survived by two daughters, Duanne Whitehead, and husband, Bryan, of Austin, Marissa Durham, and husband, Dustin, of Brownfield; 3 granddaughters, Dhana Harris of Austin, Taryn Simental of Brownfield, Keista Serafin of Luling; 9 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.