November 24, 1956 - February 9, 2020 Mr. Mitchell Steve Harris, 63, of Statesville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill. Mr. Harris was born Nov. 24, 1956, in Surry County, to Fred Claude and Elois Mitchell Harris. Mr. Harris graduated from Elkin High School and U.N.C. at Dobson. Mitchell valued working at Clark Equipment, PGI, Provdencia, and Avgol. He also valued the friendships he formed while working. Mitchell was an avid street rider and racer of motocross and enjoyed being part of the motorcycle family. He was proud and blessed to have had numerous great friendships over the years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Mitchell. Survivors include his most cherished daughter, Ashley Davidson of Durham; sister, Starr Harris of Stony Point; and numerous cousins and friends. A memorial service will be conducted Friday, Feb. 14, at 6 p.m., at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel with Dr. Wesley Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, following the service. The family requests memorials be made to ElderCenter Inc., P.O. Box 1162, Statesville, NC 28677; Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center, P.O. Box 571021, Winston-Salem, NC 27157; or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Ste. 200, Cary, NC 27513. The family would like to thank the staff of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cancer Center; Dr. Bhave and staff; and family and friends for their love and support. Condolences may be made to www.elkinfuneralservice.com. Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.
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