Arthur James (AJ) Harris, 82, of Plainville, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at Bristol Hospital. He was born on December 15, 1939 in Greenville, NC to the late Joe and Lucinda G. Harris.
He was married to Clarissa Harris of Naugatuck, CT. He is survived by his seven children, Jeffrey Harris and his wife Maia of Waterbury, CT, James Harris of New London, CT, Antoinne Bethea of Warren, Maine, Arielle Harris of Atlanta, Georgia, Sheldon Schuler of Brookfield, CT, Kasheena Aarons of New Britain, CT, Danielle Schuler of New Britain, CT, his one brother Samuel Harris and his wife Betty Jean, his two sisters Adele Jenkins of New Haven, CT and Sarah Harris of Baltimore, Maryland, 27 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. In addition, he leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by Linwood Ray Harris, Joe Harris and Betty Perkins.
Family and friends are welcome to gather on Thursday, March 24 from 9 to 11 AM at Plainville Funeral Home, 81 Broad Street, Plainville. A prayer service and words of remembrance will be shared at 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Calvin Joyner officiating. Following the service, the family invites attendees to join them at The Loop Banquet Facility, 311 East Street, Plainville, CT.
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