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James W. "Buck" Harris

December 27, 1936


MSG (RET) James W. “Buck” Harris, 85, of Rineyville, KY passed away Friday, June 10, 2022 at Baptist Health Hardin, Elizabethtown, KY.

Mr. Harris was born in Union, MS on December 27, 1936 to Irwin Holly & Agnes Knight Harris. He was retired from the United States Army and Civil Service, Fort Knox, KY.

 He was preceded in death by a daughter, Colleen Harris; his parents; a twin brother, Jesse Hilton Harris in infancy; three other brothers; and two sisters.

Buck is survived by his wife of forty-eight years, Brenda Harris of Rineyville, KY; two daughters, Cheryl Harris (Todd Daugherty) of Lexington, KY, Colette Leofsky (Jim) of Radcliff, KY; two grandchildren, Arielle Ferrill of Vine Grove, KY, Guy Ferrill of Universal City, TX; one great grandson, Jaxin Ferrill of San Antonio, TX; one brother, Lavelle Harris (Jane) of Union, MS; and a host of nieces & nephews.

A private graveside service with military honors will be held at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.


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