Edward Harris, of Fairport, New York (formerly of Middletown), died April 18, 2019, of complications from Parkinson’s disease.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 10, 1927, to the late Edward and Pearl Corbin Harris, Ed joined the Navy after high school and served as an Aviation Electronics Technician.
After an honorable discharge, Ed received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University.
He worked in aviation electronics for most of his career, retiring as a civilian contractor for the Navy in 1993. He married Rae Caputo on August 16, 1958, and they were married for 58 years before Rae’s passing in 2017.
Ed and Rae enjoyed entertaining, and they also traveled extensively, including an Alaskan cruise for their 50th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his brother, Don Harris; his son Wes (Suzanne) Harris; and granddaughter, Anica Harris.
The memorial service will be in New York on Saturday, May 11, with a private interment in the family plot on Long Island. To leave a message of condolence, please visit: www.Miller1889.com.