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Elva "Bo" Harris

January 27, 1943 — July 8, 2021

Harris, Elva Lee "Bo"
Sunrise 01/27/1943          Sunset 07/08/2021
Elva Lee "Bo" Harris was born in Shiner, TX to Dezel Webb and Elvie Harris. The family moved to Carlsbad NM, He played basketball for Carver Elementary and then went on to Eisenhower Jr high where many of his records and trophies are still displayed. At Carver Elementary he was know as the "Hawk" and a legend.  When the family moved to Albuquerque, he played for Albuquerque High for awhile. He often stayed with his Maternal grandmother Jessie Webb who was well known in her community. He was an entrepreneur and owned his own thriving detailing business for over 30 years. Bo was known for his big voicetress laugh and his desire to be the life of the party. He touched many lives and inspired the people around him. He is preceded in death by his mother, Dezel Webb; father, Elvie Harris; a host of uncles, cousins and his granddaughter, Brandy Harris.

Bo is survived by his wife, Brenda Cauley of over 50 years; aunts, Genieva Greathouse, Katherine Bradford; three sisters, Beverly Davis, Gladiola Cook and Ester Waller. He leaves behind six children, Leslie and Nicole living in France, Stephanie D. Harris, Bethany N. Harris, Elva L. Harris, Kyle T. Cauley, and Brent D. Cauley all residing in Albuquerque, NM. Bo will be missed by his grandchildren, Dameke Harris-Steele, Shanoah Cauley, Camerron Cauley, Terron Cauley, Samonne Cauley, Sara Cauley, Jamichael Cauley, Christopher Cauley, Brent D. Jr., Deshawn Lucero, Zimha Cauley, Tatanisia Ewing, and Tiana Cauley. He will be dearly remembered by a host of great grandchildren totaling ten. His nieces, nephews, cousins and friends will never let his memory fade.
A visitation will be held on, Tuesday July 20, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A Funeral service will take place on, Wednesday July 21, 11:00 am, both services to be held at Strong Thorne Funeral Home, 1100 Coal Ave SE,  for additional information refer to or call

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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