|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1960|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 2013|
Kenneth Luckey Harris Jr., 52, of West, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in the tragic explosion in West. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption in West with the Rev. John Rambeau officiating. Burial will follow at Bold Springs Cemetery near West. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at St. Mary's Church in West.
Luckey was born in Killeen, Texas to Kenneth Luckey Sr. and Scottie Lou (Vardiman) Harris. In 1979, he graduated from Crawford High School and went on to attend MCC until he was accepted into the Dallas Fire Academy. On Oct. 13, 1984, he married Holly Dannette Cash in McGregor.
Luckey graduated from the Dallas Fire Academy in 1982 and served as a firefighter with the Dallas Fire Department for over 31 years, attaining the rank of Captain. He also owned Harris Home Inspections and Construction with his family.
Luckey loved offshore fishing with his sons and spending time on his boat, the "Boots Up." He also enjoyed hunting, traveling and spending time with friends. He was a member of High Point Church in Waco and the Dallas Firefighters Association-Local 58.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 28 years, Holly Harris, of West; sons, Jud Harris, of Grapevine, and Jarrod Harris and Heath Harris, both of Midland; mother, Scottie Isham and husband, Emory, of West; father, Ken Harris and wife, Annita, of Crawford; sisters, Anne Harris, of Quinlan, and Carmen Burkhart, of Hutto; nieces, Abbey Hunt and husband, Jeff, Bethany Grubb and fiancÚ, Jay Baker, and Andrea Burkhart; nephew, Perry Burkhart; and great-nephew, Hayden Hunt; other relatives and many friends.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 4/21/2013...I12
NOTE: Middle name is Luckey
Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997
Name: Kenneth Luckey Jr. Harris
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 21 Nov 1960
Event Place: Bell, Texas
Father's Name: Kenneth Luckey Harris Sr.
Mother's Name: Scottie Lou Vardiman
Bold Springs Cemetery
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Apr 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108840846