Wade Hampton Harris Sr., age 65 passed away peacefully on January 9, 2024, in his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina. He was born on June 9, 1958.
Wade’s wife and family meant everything to him. His favorite way to spend time was to hold family gatherings, especially watching sports with his son and grandsons. He was a lifelong Washington Redskins football fan.
Wade graduated from Hoggard High School in 1976 and earned his Associates Degree in Electronics from Cape Fear Community College. He had a passion for all things technical, particularly working with computers at home.
He dedicated many years of work to the Carolina Power and Light/ Duke Energy Sutton Plant in Wilmington, where his coworkers greatly depended on his expertise. He was beloved by his community, which he served for many terms as the President of the Crosswinds Homeowners Association.
Wade is preceded in death by his parents, James and Charlsie Harris, as well as his father and mother-in-law, Mack and Teressa Marshburn.
He leaves behind cherished memories for his surviving family members and friends, including his devoted wife, Lynne Marshburn Harris, his son Wade Hampton Harris Jr. and wife Amanda, his daughter Teressa Harris, and his grandsons, Wade Hampton Harris III and Aidan William Harris.
A service to celebrate Wade’s life will be held at 12 noon on Sunday, January 14, 2024, at the graveside in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Wade Hampton Harris Sr. will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him. His loyalty, technical expertise, and love for his family will forever be remembered. May he rest in the loving arms of Jesus until he meets his wife and family again.
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