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Harris Lee

January 1, 1960 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 62)


Remembering Harris W. Lee

Harris W. Lee, sixty-two of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away on May 27, 2022, in Midland, Texas. He was born on January 1, 1960, in Colorado City, Tx to Harry and Pearlie Lee. He attended Hobbs public schools and worked in the oil field as a truck driver.

Harris was a happy carefree man who loved his family. He also loved to listen to music, “make a block,” barbecue, and play dominoes. 

Harris is survived by his mother, Pearlie Lee of Hobbs NM. Two sons, Michael Lee of Odessa, Texas, Harris Lee Jr. (Justin Westby) of Hobbs NM. One daughter, Ebony Lee of Hobbs, NM and four grandchildren (Marcus Padilla, Aliyah Lee, Amiyah Lee, and Harris Lee III).

Harris is also survived by his three sisters, Ruby Patton of Hobbs, NM, Mary Templeton of Midland, TX and Emma Chattum-Carter of Dallas, TX, an honorary brother, John Joiner (Angela) of Midland, TX, along with a host of loving family members to include his best friend, Dennis Thompson (Nutt).

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Lee, five brothers, Ervin Tillis, Kirvin Tillis, Donnie Tillis, Billy Williams, Larry Williams, and one sister, Patricia Cole.

The family would like to extend an invitation for the visitation service ceremony located at the Griffin Funeral Home Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 5pm-7pm, as well as the homegoing service Friday, June 3, 2022 promptly at 2pm, located at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

The family of Harris W. Lee wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all of those who have supported us during this time of loss. Midland Memorial Hospital and Hospice, please accept our sincerest gratitude as well for the loving care that you provided to our loved one.

Funeral entrusted to Griffin Funeral Home, Hobbs New Mexico, online condolences may be made at www.griffinfuneralhomehobbs.com

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June 2, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Griffin Funeral Home
401 N. Dalmont
Hobbs, NM 88240

Funeral Service
June 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
1222 E. Midwest St.
Hobbs, NM 88240

Interment following funeral service
June 3, 2022

Prairie Haven Memorial Park
1900 E. Stanolind Rd.
Hobbs, NM 88240

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