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  • Friday, August 24, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Scotts Funeral Home
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018
    Please accept my heartfelt condolence on the loss of your loved one. My family and I have found comfort in the Bible's promise of a time when death will be no more; - "And He (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." - Revelation 21:4. May the memories of your loved one sustain you until God's promises are soon fulfilled - "For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day."- John 6:40. Please visit www.jw.org for more of God's marvelous promises that 'is around the corner'.
    ~ N Nwajiaku   Richmond, VA
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018
    I am sincerely sorry for your loss and I offer my condolences. Our loving Heavenly Father Jehovah promises of a time when all suffering and death will be a thing of the past. At Revelation 21:3,4 it says in part "...And He(God) will wipe out every tear form their eyes, and DEATH will be more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." You can be assured that you can see your dead loved ones again. For more information on the dead, please feel free to visit www.jw.org
    ~ Kadmiel N   Richmond, VA
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018
    I offer my condolences for your loss and I deeply sympathize with you. There is hope, however. In the Bible, our loving God Jehovah promises of a time when there will be no suffering. That scripture is found in Revelations 21:4 which reads: "And he(God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." What a wonderful hope that is!! If you would like to know more, you can visit our website at www.jw.org for more information about a variety of topics.
    ~ Jesimiel N   Richmond, VA
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    To the family & friends of Stanley Harris, We at Mount Calvary Cemetery wish to express our deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one and we pray that God will help to ease your pain in the days to come. We are proud and honored to be chosen as the final resting place for Stanley. This is a responsibility that we do not take lightly and we pledge the highest level of perpetual care to honor his memory. Please do not hesitate to call us with any concerns or if there is anything we can do to make these difficult experiences any easier. Jim Glass General Mgr. Mount Calvary Cemetery 804-355-5271
    ~ Mount Calvary Cemetery   Richmond, VA
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Prayers are being offered up for the Harris family at this time. That the God's peace will rest with you close the end of a beautiful life and begin again with precious memories close in heart. God will strengthen you.
    ~ Carolyn Peters   Richmond, VA
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    I worked with Stanley at Reynolds and he was always a favorite person of mine. He was so easy going and such a nice person to be around. I was so sad to hear of his passing. My sincere condolences to the family.
    ~ Fay Rightmyer   Powhatan, VA
  • Friday, August 31, 2018
    Stanley Harris made so many of us proud. I was freshman at Va Tech in 1966 when I first met Stanley. At the time Stanley was an upperclassman and sort of a big brother to the approximately 30 black students enrolled at the time. We were all so glad to see him on campus because he took the time to talk to us "little freshmen". We admired him so much for all that he had already accomplished as a student and we adored him for giving us his friendship and advice on making it at Tech. He was truly a great friend and a trailblazer at Tech. To the family - Stanley made a big difference in the lives of many students and many professionals. I am so sorry for his loss. Rest in peace my friend. Dr. Linda Edmonds Turner
    ~ Linda Edmonds Turner   Boston, MA
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018
    Our Lord God in His Infinite Wisdom has removed another link from the family chain of the Mighty Green Dragons. Gladys, to you and your family, please except my heartfelt condolence for your loss. My prayer is that the Great Architect of the Universe will wrap His arms of love and protection around you and your family during this most difficult time. In our weakest hours, God is our strength. God will continue to Bless you and your family. George and Evelyn Bowser
    ~ George Bowser   Richmond, VA
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    Please accept my condolences for the lost of your husband, father and brother. Stanley was a good and kind friend. I pray strength to you all.
    ~ Revardo Pretlow   Richmond, VA
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    Gladys to you and the family, please accept condolences in the passing of your loved one from me and the Maggie L. Walker Class of 1964. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    ~ Dorothy Terry Harrison   Richmond, VA
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    It has been my pleasure to know Stan throughout the years as we served on several boards together. Not only was he a cohort, he was a friend. God rest your soul now, my dear friend, and my prayers are with your loved ones as you will surely be missed.
    ~ Patricia Brice   Midlothian, VA
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018
    Sincere condolences to Gladys and the entire family of Stanley Harris. Thanking God for his life well lived as the angels lead him to his heavenly home.
    ~ Njeri (Irma Kyles) Nuru-Holm   Santa Fe, NM
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    I was saddened to learn of Stanley's passing. We both had very similar pathways through life. I too graduated from Va Tech in 1968, and was an Engineer. We met in the classes we took here as we both worked on our MS degree. Both he and I were active in the Engineering community thru RJEC and we both pursued careers in Plant Engineering at times. We both became Professional Engineers and to both of us being a Professional was much more than Titles and Degrees. It was trying to learn as much as you could about your profession and being the best you could be at it. It was the constant pursuant of Excellence. Stan was a Professional in every sense of the word. In the many times we were around each other it was clear that we both had very similar hopes and dreams. And providing for, and protecting, our families was our main pursuant. Nothing can replace his loss ... but I imagine that his hope is that he has passed the Torch to all of you in his Family ... and to the many, many, lives that he touched. He was a good Engineer and a good Man in every sense of the Word. He will be missed.
    ~ Steve Harris   Midlothian, VA
  • Monday, September 3, 2018
    Please accept my heartfelt condolence on the loss of your loved one. I have found comfort in the Bible's promise of a time when death will be a thing of the past; - "And He (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." - Revelation 21:4. May the memories of your loved one sustain you until God's promises are soon fulfilled - "For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day."- John 6:40. Please visit www.jw.org to read more of God's marvelous promises that 'are around the corner'.
    ~ Victoria N   Richmond, VA
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    To the Harris family, We send our sympathy and love. God has chosen to take Stanley home so that he could rest and tell him about his accomplishments on earth. He will be as close as your heart do not worry just keep those wonderful memories alive and you will never be alone. Sean and Elaine Beard
    ~ Elaine Beard   Midlothian, VA
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Hardenia and I wish to offer our sincerest condolences to Gladys and the family. Stan was one of the first of the few people of color that I met on the Virginia Tech campus when I arrived in 1967 and through his friendship and his contacts at Virginia State College(University), we were able to start a chapter of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship, Inc at Va Tech; thus becoming the First Black organization on the Virginia Tech campus in 1968. He will be remembered by us as more of its FOUNDER than just a charter member. Rest in Peace Fellowman Stanley Harris.
    ~ Dr. & Mrs. Jim Watkins   Hampton, VA
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    To my Family, My prayers and love are with you all. May he rest in peace. Stanley is my mother Joan Archer first cousin and although we haven't seen each other much my heart is hurting. He'll be missed by all who love him. RIP Joanne Temple
    ~ Joanne Temple   Norfolk, VA
  • Friday, August 31, 2018
    Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Mr. Harris's family, on behalf of the members of the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers. Mr. Harris has been a member of the Society for over 40 years. He was an inspiration to me personally and inspired so many through his leadership. He most enjoyed seeing young engineers and students participate in the Engineer's Week celebration at the Science Museum of Virginia. His high moral and ethical standards came naturally to him, and his quiet kindness shown through to those fortunate to have known or worked with him.
    ~ Rebecca Golden   RUTHER GLEN, VA
  • Thursday, September 6, 2018
    I had the honor of serving with Stanley during my tenure as Chair of the Richmond Joint Engineers Council, and we would often run into each other participating in various engineering-related community outreach events. He would always make time to say hi and had a kind word. My sincere condolences on your loss, and my heartfelt thoughts to you and your family.
    ~ Samer Meshreki   Mechanicsville, VA
    
Stanley C. Harris, Sr.
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Stanley C. Harris, of Richmond, was born December 25, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland and departed this earth on August 24, 2018.  He spent much of his life in Amelia and Richmond, VA, graduating from Maggie L. Walker High School in 1964. He was one of the first black graduates from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and later earning a Master of Science. After graduation he married his high school sweetheart Gladys M. Bailey, and from their union, three wonderful children were born.

After graduating from VA Tech in May 1968, Stanley was employed as an engineer for Reynolds Metal Company (later becoming Alcoa).  Shortly after his marriage, Stanley was drafted into the U.S. Army where he was stationed at Ft. Rucker, Alabama as a research engineer. After service he returned to his professional career as an engineer with Reynolds Metal, and served for 40 years, retiring as the Manager of Manufacturing Support Systems in 2008. Throughout his lifetime Stanley sought to promote engineering, especially among minority engineers, by serving on numerous boards and receiving numerous awards and honors.

Stanley was proceeded in death by his parents Bettie B. (Archer) Harris and D. Gregory Harris and his infant daughter Schavez Christina Harris.  Left to mourn are his wife, Gladys, children, Stanley Christian Harris, Jr. (Zaneilia), Chad Gregory Harris (Angelique) and Adrienne Michelle Harris Moore (DeMario); brothers, Gregory F. Harris (Kay) and Welford M. Harris (Rosalind); nine grandchildren; six nieces; one nephew, mother-in-law, Dorothy Bailey; sister-in-law, Patricia Bailey Jackson (Wendell); two brothers-in-law, William Bailey, Jr. and David Bailey (Danita); a host of other family, friends and colleagues.

Stanley is sincerely missed, and his legacy is not measured by the length of his life but by the hearts and minds he has touched, his service to the community, and those that will remember him forever…

Remains rest at Scott’s Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 31 at Scott’s Chapel, 116 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 216 W. Leigh Street. Rev. Brenda Summerset officiating. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery