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George Harness

Somerset, Kentucky

Jun 23, 1959 – May 10, 2021 (Age 61)


June 23, 1959
May 10, 2021
Somerset, Kentucky


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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home - Somerset Obituary

George Junior Harness, age 61, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.

George was born on June 23, 1959 in Somerset to Hazel Hodge Mosley and the late George Eldon Harness.  He was a mechanic for Gary Harness and a truck driver for Junior Foster and Donnie Shakelford.  George enjoyed drag racing, four wheeling, fishing and gardening.  He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his mother, Hazel Hodge Mosley; one daughter, Carrie (and Rob) Harness; one step-daughter, Tonya Cook; five sisters, Lila (and James) Denney, Connie Harness Thompson and Ellie Harness (and Bart) Williams, Angie (and Tony) Smith and Marsha (and Mike) Oney; eight brothers, Charles “Butch” Wesley, Raymond “Chuck” (and Daphne) Wesley, Lee “Socket” (and Kendra) Wesley and Donnie “Shack” Shakelford(Angela) Gary Harness(Regina) Norman Harness, Gerald Harness, and Ben Garland (Wanda); grandchildren, Brianna Nicholas, Summer Day Nicholas, Phillip Rollind Nicholas, Michael Cook, Parker Phillip Frasure and Kayla Elliott; four nieces, Candice (and Jason) Gibson, Megan Denney and Rachel Denney and Kenzie Williams; one nephew, Matthew (and Katie) Thompson; and Gary Harness who was like a brother to him.

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by one son, Phillip Russell “Rusty” Harness; two grandchildren, Mariah Nicholas and James Elliott; and Ruth Ann Wesley who was like a mother to him, and his grandparents Phillip and Lila Harness.

A Private Graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021

In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the George Harness Memorial Fund to help assist with his funeral expenses. 

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for George Harness.

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So sorry for loss good man

So sorry for your loss. May God be by your side during this difficult time.

You will be missed by all that knew and loved you. Rest In Peace George♥

George J. Harness

You will be missed bye everyone till we meet again say hi to my mom when u see her

Love you uncle Georgie, I find peace in the fact your no longer struggling and your with all your loved ones, you get to be with your son and daddy now. We will meet again someday, love you so much... love Rach, Meg, Keith, James (head) & most of all your sister Lila.