Longtime Lee County Coroner Bill Harris dies at 67

Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 12:33 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2022 at 2:34 PM CDT
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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - Longtime Lee County Coroner Bill Harris died Wednesday morning surrounded by his family, according to Gene Manning, Lee County’s chief deputy coroner.

Harris, who was recently diagnosed with throat cancer, served more than 30 years in the Lee County Coroner’s Office. He became the county’s coroner in January 1999.

He also served as a paramedic supervisor with East Alabama Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Services before retiring in 2016.

Harris is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was 67 years old.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

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