Carl Harris (MSJ63)

Carl Harris.

Carl Leigh Harris, husband of Ann Harris and father of Amy Leigh Tremante and Courtney Harris, passed away in Arlington, Texas Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Harris was born in Wichita Falls, Texas to, Leigh Mack Harris and Mary Jane Harris. He graduated from Baylor University with his B.A. in Journalism and received his Master’s from Medill. He began his career as a journalist with the Dallas Morning News and later became the director of Public Relations for Bell Helicopter where he worked for over 38 years. He was an avid reader and loved the arts, enjoying the Dallas Symphony and Kimbell Art Museum. He was called to help others, serving on the board of the Arlington Women’s Shelter, volunteering for the Arlington Life Shelter and teaching at the Arlington Reads program of the public library. He will be remembered for his bright eyes, joyful smile, and energetic spirit. Harris¬† is survived by his wife; daughters; brother, Terry Harris and his wife, Barbara Harris; sister, Holly Harris; sister-in-law, Pam Elam; son-in-law, Vincent Tremante; and grandsons, Evan, Aaron and Ian Tremante.