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Fred F. "Henry" Harris, 87, of Ashland, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at his residence, with his beloved family by his side.
He was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Burnaugh, a son of the late John Crit Harris and Lillie Jane Prater Harris.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Fred was a member of First Baptist Church, Russell. He was past master of Rush Masonic Lodge 715 F&AM, Rush Eastern Star 546 and El Hasa Shrine. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a Kentucky colonel, a Kentucky Admiral, former Ashland National Little League Coach and Financial Secretary of Carmen's Union Local 344.
He was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and UK Basketball. He was a member of Whirlaways Square Dancing Club, volunteered at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and retired after many years of service from the Raceland Car Shops.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 69 years, Audrey Mullins Harris of Ashland; two sons, Stephen (Cheryl) Harris of Rush and Fred F. (Kim) Harris Jr. of Flatwoods; four daughters, Sharon (Wayne) Conley of Ashland, Kathy (Richard) Heineman of Winchester, Pam (Eddie) Smith of Ashland and Pat (Russ) Morrison of Winchester; two sisters, Catherine Franklin of Wurtland and Patty (Bill) Smith of North Webster, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of loving extended family members and dear friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel with Pastor Wayne Kuhner and Roger McCaleb officiating. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, with a Masonic Service by Rush Masonic Lodge 715 F&AM at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, Russell or Community Hospice in Ashland.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 16, 2017
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