Robert Troy Harris, 90, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022 at his home. He was one of three children born to Romie Lee and Rosa Lee Caldwell Harris on November 8, 1932. Troy was a life-long resident of the Nettleton area, and he was married to the former Mary Ann Pender who preceded him in death. For over 40 years, he was a dedicated employee of B & B Concrete in Tupelo, retiring as a foreman. Troy answered his country’s call and served dutifully in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era. He was a faithful and dependable member of First Baptist Church in Nettleton and liked to fish and work the garden.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Nettleton Cemetery with Justin Pender officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery for the service.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Linda Harris Swinney (Richie) of Saltillo and Tammy Harris King (Mike) of Nettleton; one grandson, Robert William “Will” Hutcheson; two great grandchildren, Addison Skye Hutcheson, and Brogan Troy Hutcheson; his brother, Billy Wayne “Jube” Harris; one nephew, Ricky Wayne Harris; and several nieces.
In addition to his wife Mary Ann Harris, he was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Doris Stevens.
Condolences may be shared with the family at tisdalelannmemorialfh.com