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Ronald Wayne Harris


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Ronald Wayne Harris Obituary
Ronald Wayne Harris, 60

Ronald Wayne Harris, 60, of Mountain Home, AR, formerly of Memphis, died Friday, August 17, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO after a yearlong battle with cancer.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Harris; his son, Jason Harris (Kim); his daughter, Shelly Russnak (Jay); his mother, Mildred Harris; his brother, Tommy Harris (Sharon); and grandchildren, Mason Harris, Anna Kate Harris, Emma Gail Harris and Sebastian Russnak.

Ron was born July 10, 1952 to parents, Mildred and Kelly Harris in Jackson, TN. He grew up in Memphis, TN where he was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church. He played trombone in the band at Sherwood Jr. High School and was named "Mr. Music" multiple times. He went on to play in the band for Germantown High School. Ron graduated from Germantown in 1970 and attended the University of Memphis. He retired to his dream retirement location, Mountain Home, in 2000, where he enjoyed fishing and boating with his many friends and hanging with his dog, Baxter.

Visitation will be 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday evening, August 23, with a Memorial Service following at 7:00 p.m., all at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Avenue in Memphis, TN.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will also be held at the Elks Lodge in Mountain Home, AR on Sunday, August 26, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to The .

Family Funeral Care, www.familyfuneralmemphis.com, (901)761-8000

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23, 2012
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