George W. “Buddy” Harris, age 79 of Gracey, KY passed away 6:30 AM, Wednesday, July 04, 2018 at his home of natural causes. Funeral Services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. William “Bill” Taylor officiating. Burial will follow with full military honors in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the service hour on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. Harris was born June 28, 1939 in Hopkinsville, KY the son of the late Emery Wallace and Georgie Lee Ladd Harris. He was retired from Thomas Industries as an over the road truck driver after 30 years. Buddy was a US Navy Veteran and a member of Christian Heights United Methodist Church where he was a Sunday School Teacher and song leader. He was also a Kentucky Colonel. Besides his parents, one brother, Jimmy Harris, precedes him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ramona Rogers Harris of Gracey; one son, Bryan Scott Harris of Hopkinsville; one daughter, Michelle Harris Gresham and her husband, Nick of Gracey; one sister, Bette Harris Morris of Hopkinsville; four grandchildren, Jenna Harris Starko and her husband, Alex of Houston, TX, Cady Gresham Morris and her husband, Jim of Nashville, TN; Olivia Taylor Harris of Louisville, KY and Sophia Michelle Harris of Hopkinsville; one great grandchild, Sawyer Alexander Starko of Houston, TX.
Donations may be made to Christian Heights United Methodist Church C/O Sherry Litchfield 805 North Drive Hopkinsville, KY 42240.