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James R. HARRIS Sr.

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HARRIS, Sr., James R. age 82, of Dayton, born March 31, 1932 in Frankfort, Ohio, died Thursday, July 24, 2014. James served in the U.S. Army and retired from Frigidaire GMC and the University of Dayton. He was a faithful member of St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Foster and Rosetta Harris; first wife, Mary L. Harris. Survived by his devoted wife, Fenella Light-Harris; son, James R. Harris, Jr.; stepson, James L. Arnold, both of Dayton; daughters, Vicki Harris-Baker (Grant Baker), Atlanta, GA and Genevie Oliver, Kansas, MO; brother, William (Leota) Harris; sister, Marilyn (Samuel) Floyd; 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; a host of relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 11 am Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Rev. Hence Coats officiating. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Visitation from 9-11 am. Family will receive friends from 10-11 am. Condolences may be expressed at houseofwheat@woh.rr.com

Published in Dayton Daily News on July 30, 2014
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