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Harold Fleming Harris, Jr.

Harold Fleming Harris, Jr.
  • October 15, 1938 - January 6, 2022
  • Sullivans Island, South Carolina

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“Wonderful principal and I have amazingly happy memories of attending SIE. May you rest in peace. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Joyce Hanz - Pittsburgh, PA

“Wonderful principal ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Joyce Hanz - Pittsburgh, PA

“On behalf of the Charleston Animal Society, I want to thank you for asking for donations in lieu of flowers in honor of Mr. Harris. Your kind gesture...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kay Hyman - Work

“Fleming was such a wonderful man. He was a great principal at SIES when my two boys attended school there. I volunteered a lot at school and after a...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bambi Werner

“Rest In Peace my friend. We had some great times. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Donald Beers - Friend

“Mr. Harris was larger than life when I was just a 6 yr old but his compassion has always left a delable mark on my life. May God bless his family at...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Rob Nance

“My heartfelt condolences go out to the Harris family as well as those that knew and loved him. I first met Harris when moving to Sullivans Island in...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Martin Wisse - School

“Fleming was a good friend. We were both principals in East Cooper for many years. He was a fine, sweet man. I´ll miss him. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jane Davis

“Knowing Fleming since 1972,we always had something to chat about when he rode his bike past my home at Sta 16 and Poe. This is one memory that I have...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Roitzsch

“He was so good in high school. Such a good person ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Estelle Hampton - Lexington, SC

“Condolences to the family. I enjoyed working with Fleming on educational issues and especially relating to schools in the East Cooper area. Hewas a...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink

“Bill and I are sad to read about Fleming's death. We have been part time neighbors for 38 years. We were looking forward to moving back to the...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: christine lloyd Bill Brener - SC

“Prayers of comfort. Cheryl Morris Granet Former Student ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryl Granet - School

“Fleming was a valued and well-known member of the Dreher High School Class of 1956 and an important member of the Varsity Football Team. Everyone's...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jim and Rosa Cherry - Kingstree, SC


Harold Fleming Harris, Jr., 83, of Sullivans Island, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Thursday, January 6, 2022. A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Fleming was born October 15, 1938 in Clinton, South Carolina, son of Harold Fleming Harris and Lucy Burns Harris. After growing up in Columbia, and attending Dreher High School, he received his undergraduate degree from Wofford College and furthered his education with a Master's degree from The Citadel. Although he taught at Moultrie HS for several years, he is fondly remembered as the Principal for Sullivans Island Elementary School. He served the Lowcountry there until he retired.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Greves Harris.

He is survived by two sons, Harold "Bo" Fleming Harris III (Cheryl) of Mt. Pleasant, Clay Harris of Mexico; grandchild, Liam Allan Harris of Mt. Pleasant; step daughter, Kym Zobel (Bill) of Mt. Pleasant; step son, Rusty Smith of St. Stephens; his longtime companion, Jeannie Howell; two step grandchildren, Kaitlin Epperson of Ft. Collins, CO, and Chase Zobel of Mt. Pleasant; ; sister, LuEtta Harris of Florence, SC; and brother, Burns Harris (Mary Ann) of Columbia, SC.

Memorials may be made to The Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406.