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William S. Harris

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Date published: 2/22/2014

William S. Harris

William Stanley "Bill" Harris Jr., 72, of Bowling Green died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.

Born in Richmond, he was a longtime businessman in Caroline County, owning and operating AAP Inc., Wheels and Keels and was the former co-owner of the Cafe on Main Street. An avid NASCAR fan, Bill was a member of the Caroline Ruritan Club and a founding member of the Hack's Neck Hunt Club. He cherished his time spent in Florida, whether it was boating, fishing, golfing or racing.

Survivors include his wife, Dawn Harris; two daughters, Dodie Fix (Terry) of Louisa and Melissa Simpson (Lou) of Ladysmith; five grandchildren, Logan, Harrison and Taylor Simpson, Elizabeth Fix and Alex Harris; and many cherished family members, friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his son, William Stanley "Treye" Harris III.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Bowling Green Baptist Church with a viewing one hour prior to the service. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Signal Hill Memorial Park, Hanover..

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bowling Green Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 621, or Bowling Green Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 161, Bowling Green, VA 22427. Online condolences may be left for the family at storke funeralhome.com.