September 29, 1990 – March 4, 2022
Stephen Michael Harris, age 31, departed this life on Friday, March 4, 2022. He was the son of Gilda Cheatham Harris and the late Billy William Harris. His paternal grandparents, Mary Harris and the late Joseph Harris, and his maternal grandparents, Sarah Cheatham and the late Clifton Cheatham, Sr.
He is survived by his seven siblings, Seth Harris, Delaiah Cobler (Josh), Jessica Harris, Benjamin Harris, Gabriel Harris, Adam Harris and Amarisa Harris; two nieces, Kaliyah Harris and Aris Cobler; one nephew, Taj Harris; and a host of uncles, aunts, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Stephanie, Damaris and Matthew Harris.
Stephen grew up in Chesterfield County, Virginia graduating from Community High in 2009. He also spent time attending Earl C. Clements Job Corp in Morganfield, Kentucky. He was baptized at Union Branch Baptist Church in 2012. He rededicated his life to Christ at Shiloh Baptist Church in 2017 where he was a member until his death.
As a boy he enjoyed playing football for Matoaca’s Association team. As an adult, he showed a continued aptitude for fitness and became a certified personal trainer. Stephen even briefly owned his own business, Victory Fitness. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially his cousin, Aaron Hudgins.
Stephen had his share of life struggles but was always willing to help others whenever he could. For those he leaves behind, we will cherish fond memories and look forward to the joyful day of glad reunion.
Services were held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Union Branch Baptist Church, 11519 River Road, Chesterfield, VA, the Rev. Dr. Gregory Howard, Pastor, eulogist. The interment followed at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.