Charles Edward Harris, Jr., “Chipper”, 76, of Memphis died Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Clark County Care Center in Kahoka.
Chipper attended both the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northeast Missouri State University before graduating from The Chevrolet School of Merchandising and Management — Dealer Sons’ School in 1972.
He married the former Helen Louise Daniels on March 23, 1967 in Memphis. She preceded him in death on January 21, 2020.
Chipper was an automotive dealer at Harris Motor Co. in Memphis for many years. He also served as Scotland County Presiding Commissioner. Chipper was a member of the Jaycees, Scotland County Rotary Club, served on the Scotland County R-1 School Board, was a trustee for the Missouri Auto Dealers Association (MADA) as well as serving on numerous other boards.
He was an avid golfer and fisherman, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and in-laws, Wilber and Edith Daniels.
He is survived by his son, Christopher (Holly) Harris; daughter: Andrea (Chris) Hunt; siblings: Leslie (Reen) Gant, Betsy (Ron) Miller, Geoff Harris and Sally (Dan) Dwyer; grandchildren: Trever (Katie) Harris, Hilary (Taylor) Rader, Olivia Harris (husband Kyle Childress) and Lydia Hunt; great-grandchildren: Chandler Harris, Eleanor and Matilda Rader, and Betty Harris; nieces, nephews and many cousins.