Melvin Conrad Harris


Melvin Conrad Harris, 83, of Camden, SC, died Thursday, July 18, 2018.
Born December 27, 1935, at Pence Springs, WV, he was the son of the late Cary C. and Trilby Edith Allen Harris.
Mel was a graduate of Talcott High School and Concord College. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, a Mason, Shriner and was the cornbread champion of Pence Springs, WV. He was retired from Dupont Corporation with 30 years of service.
Mel was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
Mel is survived by his wife of 60 years, Beverly Kaye Mann Harris. Two sons, Richard and Robert Harris, both of Camden, SC. A twin brother, Marvin Harris and wife Loretta of Evansville, IN.
Mel's life motto was, do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Haven of Rest Cemetery at Pence Springs with Pastor Roger Persinger officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery Wednesday. Immediately following, a memorial gathering will be held at the family camp on the Greenbrier. Everyone is invited.
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Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.
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Michael Phipps
Jul 26, 2019
Sorry to here of Mel’s passing, he was a great neighbor at Pence Springs on the river. Thanks for your service Mel and in Gods hands you are.
Cousins Keith & Laurie Bartgis, and Loue Ann & Bob Bennett
Jul 24, 2019
So sorry to learn of Melvin's passing...wanted to express our condolences and to let you know you will be in our prayers today. Loue Ann and Bob are in Canada with limited internet access, so she wanted me to send their sympathies as well.
Jeanette Mann
Jul 22, 2019
Melvin will be greatly missed. He was loved by many . He loved to tell jokes all these years I knew him I heard all his jokes many many time I will miss him