Ralph Harris

Ralph Edward Harris Sr.

Saturday, December 31st, 1955 - Monday, November 30th, 2020
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On Monday, November 30, 2020, Ralph Edward Harris, Sr. at age 64, died unexpectedly with his loving wife and family by his side at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD. Born on December 31, 1955, in Olney, MD, to the late Cecil R. Harris, Sr. and Marjorie L Harris. For thirty-three years, he worked for the City of Gaithersburg as an equipment operator.

Beloved husband of Sandra Lee Harris (nee Cooper) of Gaithersburg, MD. Father of Sherry Brinkman (Brian Brinkman) of Cumberland, MD, Lenny Lewis and Seana McEvoy of Frederick, MD and Ralph Harris, Jr. of Warwick, MD. Grandfather of Angie, Ashley, Dylan, Brenna, Caitlyn, and Kelsey. Great grandfather of Cody, Layla, Micaela, and Nolan. Brother of Betty Carter, June Flanary, James Parks, Charlie Parks, Mary Lowe, Joseph Parks, Ruth Seal, Carroll Lee Parks, Delores Seal, Donald Harris, Cecil Harris, Michael Harris, Nancy Russ, Daniel Harris, Samantha Cunningham, and Steven Malone. He was predeceased by his siblings, Frank Parks, Margie Maxwell, Robert Parks, and Raymond Parks.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, services and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Make a Wish Foundation (see below).
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Donations are being accepted for: MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF THE MID-ATLANTIC INC.


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Donald and Karen Harris

Posted at 10:06am
We pray for all of you during this very difficult time. Love Donald and Karen Harris
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Donald and Karen Harris purchased flowers for the family of Ralph Harris.


Jimbo, Lisa and family

Posted at 09:59pm
We have you in our hearts and prayers. May the roots of this tree spread strong and grow deep, just as his love did for every soul he touched.
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Mike Harris & Debbie Crown

Posted at 06:15pm
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
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