Jean Tommaselli
B: 1944-11-28
D: 2020-10-19
View Details
Tommaselli, Jean
Robert Harris
B: 1961-03-30
D: 2020-10-10
View Details
Harris, Robert
Thomas Carpenter
B: 1942-04-07
D: 2020-10-10
View Details
Carpenter, Thomas
Stanley Szuber
B: 1976-06-23
D: 2020-10-03
View Details
Szuber, Stanley
Robert Smith
B: 1948-07-04
D: 2020-10-02
View Details
Smith, Robert
Rebecca Linsz
B: 1942-09-28
D: 2020-10-01
View Details
Linsz, Rebecca
Katherine Gue
B: 1956-11-30
D: 2020-10-01
View Details
Gue, Katherine
Cheryl Crawford
B: 1954-03-28
D: 2020-09-30
View Details
Crawford, Cheryl
Charlotte DiSantis
B: 1942-04-24
D: 2020-09-30
View Details
DiSantis, Charlotte
William West
B: 1943-04-13
D: 2020-09-30
View Details
West, William
Kyle Wagley
D: 2020-09-21
View Details
Wagley, Kyle
Gary Whitson
B: 1945-01-17
D: 2020-09-21
View Details
Whitson, Gary
Harold Young
B: 1946-08-02
D: 2020-09-20
View Details
Young, Harold
Wade Walton
B: 1971-06-07
D: 2020-09-17
View Details
Walton, Wade
Joyce Randall
B: 1939-02-13
D: 2020-09-16
View Details
Randall, Joyce
Kathleen Shovelin
B: 1947-03-27
D: 2020-09-13
View Details
Shovelin, Kathleen
George Spelman
B: 1939-09-30
D: 2020-09-11
View Details
Spelman, George
Brian Aivalotis
B: 1941-02-27
D: 2020-09-02
View Details
Aivalotis, Brian
John Cox
B: 1955-08-13
D: 2020-09-02
View Details
Cox, John
Donald Singletary
B: 1945-04-12
D: 2020-08-31
View Details
Singletary, Donald
Gordon Mathewson
B: 1934-12-02
D: 2020-08-30
View Details
Mathewson, Gordon


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
5401 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone: 757-366-9260
Fax: 757-366-9262
Robert Harris

Robert Earl Harris

Thursday, March 30th, 1961 - Saturday, October 10th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Robert Harris, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Robert Harris

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Robert's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Robert's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Robert “Bobby” Harris passed away peacefully October 10, 2020 with his sister Chrissy by his side in his Virginia Beach apartment. Bobby was preceded in death by his Mother, Mary Jane Harris, and Father, John “Jack” Harris. Left to cherish his memory are sisters Christine Smith and Jacqueline Kroth. He will live on through his niece and nephews: Chelsea Smith Justice, David John Kroth, Daniel Ryan Smith, Donovan James Kroth, and Kaz Remington Kroth.

Bobby was born at Portsmouth Naval Hospital and lived in Virginia Beach most of his life. In his early years he enjoyed trips to Pennsylvania to visit his Parent’s families. He also loved skateboarding, fishing, and going to concerts with friends. As a young adult he traveled to Georgia with his father to work on naval ships. He began his early career years working with Aetna Wire as a wire producer.
Bobby’s life was changed when he suffered a diving accident at the age of 26. Against all odds, Bobby had to learn to use his legs again and fought hard to recover from the injury. A walking Quadriplegic is a rare occurrence and Bobby’s determination in getting to this point was known by all who loved him.
After the death of his father, Bobby and his Mother grew to depend on each other and lived in the family home on Constitution Drive for 52 years. They celebrated many family gatherings and enjoyed the companionship of their neighbors and community. Bobby and his beloved dog Hershey would play fetch in the backyard and relax together on the couch.

After his Mother’s death, Bobby lived independently for three years in an apartment. He enjoyed meeting new friends here. Everyone who knows him shares stories about his kindness and generosity. During these years he remained an avid Steelers fan cheering on his team. He also took trips to Nascar Races in Richmond and Dover whenever he could. Bobby kept up with current events and loved his country.
Bobby will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He had long and hard fight against cancer but remained cheerful and had a great sense of humor up until the end. We love you Bobby! Until we meet again!

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday October 16th, 2020 with a funeral to follow at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

Please share a memory with the family via the "Condolences and Tributes" tab.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Earl Harris, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Family Choice Funerals & Cremations
    5401 Indian River Road
    virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 1:00pm
    Family Choice Funerals & Cremations
    5401 Indian River Road
    virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
James and Linda, Rena May (Harris) Test, and other have sent flowers to the family of Robert Earl Harris.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Posted at 05:31pm
So sad to hear about Bobby's passing. Posting three of my favorite pictures. Bobby with his sister Chrissy, that's a good one. With Charlie looking tough in black leather. In Seashore State Park with Leonard and Cherie, Steve and my then girlfriend Karen.

Steve Tanner

Posted at 05:00pm
I'm still having a hard time coming up with words here. Losing a friend you've had all your life leaves a big hole. Way too many memories to list

See you on the other side buddy

Steve Tanner

James and Linda

Posted at 04:11pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Flower Image

James and Linda purchased flowers for the family of Robert Harris. Send Flowers


Rena May (Harris) Test

Posted at 03:13pm
May fond memories of Bobby sustain you during this difficult time. Sending much love and sympathy!
Flower Image

Rena May (Harris) Test purchased flowers for the family of Robert Harris. Send Flowers


Timmy and Famiky

Posted at 07:47am
All our Love. Bobby will be dearly missed.
Flower Image

Timmy and Famiky purchased the Peaceful White Lilies Basket and planted a memorial tree for the family of Robert Harris. Send Flowers


Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each