Ernest Leslie Harris

April 25, 1938 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 83)


SFC (Retired) Ernest L. Harris (83) of Sierra Vista, AZ passed away peacefully in his home with loving family by his side on 29 August 2021.  He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran and retired honorably after 21 years of service in the United States Army.  He met the love of his life, Laura, in Germany and spent 50 adventurous years together.  He was a lifetime member of Bill Carmichael American Legion Post 52, a member of the American Legion Riders Post 52, a Brother of The Third Wheel, a recipient of The Silver Rose and a lifetime member of VFW Post 9972. He loved Southeastern AZ,  the open road, and was a avid motorcycle and trike enthusiast.  Mostly what he loved were people, and he could always put a smile on your face and a lollipop in your hand.  He is survived by his loving wife Laura Harris and friends who became family.  Rest in peace Candy Man. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Ernie Harris' name to the Bill Carmichael American Legion Post 52.  


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Memorial Service
September 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery

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