James Harris, age 79, of Port Neches, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Magnolia Manor in Groves. James was born January 3, 1934, in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Vivian Wells Banta and Robert Harris. He was a lifelong area resident and proudly served in the U. S. Air Force and was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. James retired from Neches Butane/Logistics. Funeral service for James will be held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Cliff Rucker officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches. A gathering of the family and friends will be held on Monday, June 17, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Melancons Funeral Home, 1605 Avenue H in Nederland. He is survived by his wife, Janet Harris of Port Neches; son, David Harris and wife Liz of Houston; daughter Deborah Torrtillo of Groves; stepson, Michael LeBlanc and four grandchildren; brothers Mike Harris of Indianapolis and Bill Harris of Indianapolis. Details and registry available at Melancons.org. @
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 16, 2013