HARRIS Robert D., 84, widower of Hortense Lorraine Harris, passed away on October 5th, at the Hospice Care Center. Mr. Harris served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was the manager for the Schine's Theater for ten years and a chef for forty years at The Campbell House, The Imperial House, The Ramada Inn and The Hilton Suites Hotel. He was a member of David's Fork Baptist Church. Mr. Harris is survived by a daughter, Gayle Vazmina (Don); one son, Wynn Harris (Janel); granddaughters, Megan Vazmina, Elizabeth Vazmina (Robbie), Sadie and Emma Harris; grandsons, Benton, Caleb and Tristan Harris; and great grandchildren, Peyton Duncan, Thatcher Vazmina and Rowen Harris. Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his son, Donald Benton Harris. Funeral services will be held 10am Tuesday at Kerr Brothers-Main Street with Pastor Mickey Hyder officiating. Burial will follow at The Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8pm Monday at the funeral home. Contributions suggested to David's Fork Baptist Church, 3245 Cleveland Road North, Lexington, KY 40516.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Oct. 6, 2013