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McKinley Harris, Jr.

August 17, 1950 January 10, 2020
McKinley Harris, Jr.
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McKinley Harris, Jr. was born to McKinley Harris, Sr. and Mamie Goode-Harris on August 17, 1950 in Raleigh, North Carolina. McKinley departed this life on Friday, January 10, 2020 surrounded by his wife, Mozelle Harris and love ones.

McKinley received his education from Wake County Public Schools Systems in Raleigh, NC, where he was a graduate of John W. Ligon High School Class of 1971. Immediately after graduation, McKinley joined the United States Army to further his career and serve his country. McKinley received an honorable discharge and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

McKinley was employed with Conagra Foods for 32 years. He was very dedicated to his career and enjoyed assisting others.

McKinley was a member of Young Missionary Temple CME Church in Raleigh, NC where he dedicated his life to the Lord and committed himself to help others. He was also a member of the male choir and enjoyed attending church events.
McKinley was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Hubert Harris and Alvin Harris; one brother-in-law, Warren McDougal; and one sister-in-law, Geraldine Brodie.

McKinley Harris, Jr. leaves to cherish his memories; his wife, Mozelle Harris and daughter, Chanel Harris, both of Raleigh, NC; two brothers, Linwood Harris (Hazel) of Fayetteville, NC and Leroy Harris, Sr. (Shelvatine) of Raleigh, NC; two sisters, Margaret Harris and Carol H. McDougal, both of Raleigh, NC; four sisters-in- law, Marie B. Harris (Leon) of Raleigh NC, Delores G. Brodie of Raleigh NC, Yvern B. Horton (William) of Linden NC, and Deborah B. Clark (Willis) of Raleigh NC; two brothers-in-law, Martin Brodie (Doris) of Raleigh NC, and Charles Brodie of Kansas City, MO; one uncle, Ervin Goode (Zelma) of Charlotte NC; two aunts, Mary Goode of Ridgeway NC and Cathrine Harris of Baltimore, MD; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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2:00 PM 1/17/2020 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/17/2020 7:00:00 PM
Carlton L. Gray Funeral & Cremation Service

2810 Kidd Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

There will also be a visitation held on Saturday 11:30AM - 12PM at the church prior to the service.

Carlton L. Gray Funeral & Cremation Service
2810 Kidd Road Raleigh 27610 NC
United States

Funeral Service




12:00 PM 1/18/2020 12:00:00 PM
Young Missionary Temple CME Church

2901 Sanderford Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Young Missionary Temple CME Church
2901 Sanderford Rd. Raleigh 27603 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Carolina Biblical Gardens Final Resting Place

1530 Creech Road
Garner, NC 27529

1530 Creech Road Garner 27529 NC
United States

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