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“Maxine, Chris & Scott, May God Bless you all with many joyful times and special memories. For me, Quitmer was a jolly fella, always a smile on his...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Ivy Edge - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Our prayers go out for the family. He was a good man and a good neighbor and he'll be greatly missed. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Lundeen Family - Pacolet Mills, SC

“Maxine and Scott, I would like to offer my condolences on the loss of your husband and father. One of the patients told me the sad news but it was...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Dr. Kenny Cochran - Columbus, NC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in many precious memories. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Roger and Shirley Jean Ray

“Dear Maxine and Family, Our hearts go out to you all with Love and Prayers! Quitmer was a Wonderful person and will be missed so much. His kind,...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Wayne and Carol Seay - SC

“It was a pleasure knowing Quitmer, he always had a smile on his face when he came into First Cituzens Bank in Pacolet. My prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Pat Gallman - Cowpens, SC

“Thanks for all the smiles as you drove by my house and for sharing your soda"s and boiled peanuts for me and my family and Grand children.Sorry i can...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Nelda Harris - SC - friend

“No matter where you send Quitmer he always had that smile. He will truly be missed.Thanking of you all. Glenn Teaster & Dennis & Diane Price ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Diane Teaster Price - Gaffney, SC

“May God touch each and everyone in the family's Heart and let you Understand Moore Deeply His Heavenly Plan for All of his People on Earth, that one...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Terry Neal Cook and Ruby H. Cook - SC

“Quitmer was truly one of the kindest, and careing man I ever known. He meant so much to all the Police in Pacolet. When you where out there on shift...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jimmie Carter Pacolet Police - SC

“Quitmer was truly one of the kindest, loving people we have ever known. He has meant so much to our us our whole lives and we considered him part of...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa, Wayne, & Chelsea Harris - SC

“Uncle Quitmer was one of the most special men I have ever known. One of my most dear memories is of him and Aunt Mack taking me to church every...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Kelly Pressley White - Jonesville, SC

“Quitmer has ment so much to us over the years. When I think of how to describe him, there are two verses that truly describe his life... Galatians...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Steve and Wanda Wells Pressley - SC

“We will miss Mr. Harris. He was so sweet and kind and brought a lot of sunshine into our day when we saw him. We will remember him wim with warm...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl Pigate and Melanie Mayes and Sharon Hardison and Stephan - SC

“Dearest Harris Family.Mr. Harris was the true epitome of what your family stands for. Loving, Kind, Gracious and Generous. We were all blessed to...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: PRISCILLA VANN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May God Bless each and everyone of the family members. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Bobby & Sue McAbee - Gaffney, SC

“One of the best men I have ever known and a great friend will be missed greatly. Maxine, Chris and Scott I will be thinking of you. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Nelson Jones - Gaffney, SC

“Maxine, Chris, Scott and families are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. We will always have many fond memories of Quitmer. Love,...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Wayne and Terrie Allison - SC

“Our condolences to the Harris family on your loss. May God bless you and hold you in the palm of his hand during this time. Quitmer was a wonderful...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Phill and Terri Jolley - Taylor's, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time and in the hard times ahead. May God's grace give you all comfort and may the...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Krishna Blackwell-Smith - Gaffney, SC

Quitmer Harris, 75, of Pacolet, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Harris was born on August 3, 1937 in Cherokee County, a son of the late Clem A. and Annie Mae Fowler Harris. Mr. Harris was a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church where he was a former deacon and he retired from the S.C. Department of Transportation, Bridge Division. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Mr. Harris is survived by his wife of 53 years, Maxine Wells Harris; two sons, Scott Harris and his wife Kristi, and Chris Harris and his wife Jackie, both of Pacolet; three sisters, Elsie Fowler, Dorothy Sanders, and Velma Medley; one brother, Ernest Harris, Sr. all of Cherokee County; two grandchildren, Haley Harris and Hayden Harris.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Brown's Chapel Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Ralph Jett and the Rev. Dennis Tessnier. Burial will be at Pacolet Memorial Gardens.

The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Brown's Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 396, Pacolet Mills, S.C. 29373.

The family is at the home.

An online guest register is available at

Floyd's Pacolet Chapel.

Funeral Home
The J. F. Floyd Mortuary
235 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
Tel. (864) 582-5451