David L. Harris MD
David L. Harris, MD Departed this life on October 7, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He served his country faithfully in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Dr. Harris received his medical training, internship and surgery residency at Freedman's Hospital in Washington, D.. He was a member of the surgical staff at St. Elizabeth's Hospital and was a member of the teaching staff as a surgical instructor at Howard University. He was born on June 13, 1929 to the late Sydney Harris, Sr. and Orianna Bondurant Spencer Harris. David is survived by his youngest brother Godfrey Harris; three daughters, Denise Burriss, Donna Harris, and Deirdre Harris-George; four sons, David Harris, Jr., Dennis Harris, Darryl Harris and Douglas Harris; two son-in-laws, Allen Burriss and Paul George; one daughter-in-law, Annette Carter-Harris; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews he loved dearly as his own children; his beloved soul-friends of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.; and a host of other family and friends. Memorial services for David L. Harris, MD will be held Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Eighth Street Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Virginia. Service of comfort rendered by Davis-Turner Funeral Service.
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