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203 West Main Street
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: 606-474-5114
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James Harris

James Arthur Harris

Wednesday, October 16th, 1940 - Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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James Harris

James Arthur Harris, 78, of Grayson, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Carter Nursing and Rehabiltation Center in Grayson. He was born October 16, 1940 in Paris, Kentucky a son of the late James C. Harris and Mamie Hall Harris.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Dianne Criswell Harris, and a brother-in-law , L C Taylor.

James was a truck driver and had worked for George Transfer Trucking and JADS Trucking. He was a graduate of Morehead State University with a Business degree. He proudly served his Country with the United States Army.

He is survived by a son, Chris (Debbie) Harris of Grayson; two sisters, Beulah Taylor of Bradenton, Florida and Lucille (Noah) Gregory of Sterling Heights, Michigan; two grandsons, Alex and Brant; three special friends, Don and Debbie Griffith, and George Kiser.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home, Scot Hoeksema, minister. Burial will follow in the Olive Hill Memorial Park with Military Honors provided by the Olive Hill American Legion.

Visitation will be Saturday, 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Sparks Funeral Home
    203 West Main Street
    GRAYSON, KY 41143
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 1:00pm
    Sparks Funeral Home
    203 West Main Street
    GRAYSON, KY 41143
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Scot Hocksema
  • Interment

    Olive Hill Memorial Park


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Alicia Taylor

Posted at 06:02pm
Well to say the least I'm heartbroken...I knew when I started writing I would start crying.
I grew up going to you and Aunt Dianne's house on all Holidays, celebrating, laughing, eating etc. Nothing but great memories.
You and I would always go back and forth saying things and laughing. In later years we would go back and forth about football. We were always laughing.
I can't believe how things have changed in this last year that it will never be the same. I will miss you and Aunt Dianne so much..
May God hold you both tight in his arms.
Love you forever

Kristin Naszradi

Posted at 01:03pm
I remember my Uncle Jim's laughter. He always was kind, patient, and caring. He reminded me of my Papaw Harris so much. Those chuckles I'll never forget. When papaw Harris passed I was crushed, when mamaw Harris passed I thought oh no I lost my gentle person who rubbed my feet and was an amazing cook. I saw the same things with Aunt Diane considerate, thoughtful, and really good cook, and made me feel special. Now with Uncle Jim's passing I'll never hear that jovial
laughter, the warmth he shared, and they both were a joy to be around. I truly wish I could've made it there for their funeral but unforseen health issues kept me at bay. I didn't get to know the extended relatives in KY, and that breaks my heart. I give my strength, love, and prayers to my cousin Christopher and his family as well as other family.....☚ī¸đŸ˜§đŸ˜ĸ💜💜💜🙏🙏🙏 Kristin & Keith Naszradi Clawson Michigan

Beulah Taylor

Posted at 11:35am

Jim was the best brother ever and his nieces and nephews loved him very much. They are Alicia, Michael, Cameron, Kristen, Megan, Matthew, Mitchell, Lashae, Maliyah and Mason. He is now with Mom and Dad, L.C., and his living wife, Dianne.

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