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Harris "Harry" Joseph Bacon, 74, of N. Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Paula Bacon; sons, Bob Bacon and Kevin Bacon; daughter, Debbie Johnson; sisters, Joan Strain, Eleanor Ball, Gloria Clancy; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Harris was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Angeline Bacon and sister, Dorothy Tanner. Harris is an Engineering graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1967. He spent his entire career working for several companies in the paper, packaging and related industries. He retired from Sonoco Products Company in Richmond in 2006, where he served as Plant Manager for 25 years. Harris was a Life Member, a Fourth Degree Sir Knight and former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Council #6189. He was a Life Member and Past President of the Board of Directors of the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers, served as President for the Lake View Estate Association at Lake Gaston and was a lifelong member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with his Mass beginning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers P.O. Box 148, Chesterfield, VA, 23832. Interment will be private.