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Douglas C. Harris, 68, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Warren County Ohio on January 22, 1949, to the late Chester Harry and Evalyn Bunnell Harris. Mr. Harris was a lifelong member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE). He was an avid Cincinnati Bengals and Ohio State fan, and enjoyed watching Sci Fi and collecting elephants.
Other than his parents he was also preceded in death by a niece, Evie Harris.
Mr. Harris is survived by: his daughter, Sarah Harris Pack of Lexington, Kentucky; his surrogate daughters, Shannon Walker Hamilton of Lexington, Kentucky, Kimberly White of Berea, Kentucky, Stevie Johnson Cheesman of Fishers, Indiana, and Deborah Woodcock of Lexington, Kentucky; surrogate son-in-law, Ryan Hamilton, of Lexington, Kentucky. Also surviving are: his brother and sister, Paul Edward Harris and his wife, Emily of Middletown, Ohio, and Kathy Sue Harris, (Gary) of Springboro, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Leah Nicole Harris, Ryan Logan Harris and his wife Tracy, Jessica Harris Meisinger and her husband Dan, and Nate Harris.
A celebration of Douglas' life will take place 1 p.m. Saturday, July 01, 2017, at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Berea, Kentucky with Rev. Glenn Robinson officiating. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Honorary bearers will be his Tau Kappa Epsilon brothers.
Contributions in his memory are suggested to: American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 1500 College Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40502.
Published on June 25, 2017
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