Elvin Harris, Sr. age 72 of Hockley, passed away on November 9, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Vivian Harris and brother Melvin Harris. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Rosa Harris; sons Elvin Hampton Harris, Jr., Enrique Eugene Harris and wife Jennifer; daughters Erica Lynn Vasquez, Emiliana Vasquez, Reina Vivian Humphrey; sister Patricia Ann Thomas and husband Ray; grandchildren Jose Israel Vasquez, Christian James Vasquez, Dillon Hampton Humphrey, Alex Hampton Harris, Robert Patrick Carter, RaeAnne Margaret Harris, Emma Lynn Harris, Mackenzie, Madison, Bryan, Kaylee, Cody; great grandchildren Orion Israel Vasquez, Phoenix Lee Vasquez; as well as other relatives and friends.
Elvin was a funny and caring guy. He loved traveling the USA pulling his RV, teaching the children, by example, about camping, travel and nature. His second mode of travel was cruising.
He made wind chimes and wooden signs.
Elvin retired from the United States Postal Service after 36 years, where he was recognized with a Special Achievement Award and inducted into the Million Mile Club for his Safety driving record.
Elvin volunteered as EMT with the Northwest Emergency Medical Services of Tomball. He received Volunteer of the Year in 1998.
Elvin loved the rodeo. His father, Buster, belonged to an organization known as the Harris County Sheriff’s Posse which performed at rodeos. As a Lifetime Member of the Houston Lifestock Show and Rodeo, Elvin enjoyed hosting his family and friends at the various events.
Visitation will be Friday, November 13, 2020 starting at 11am at Canon Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7pm. Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10am at Canon Funeral Home.
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