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 Frank T. Harris

Frank T. Harris

Birth
King County, Washington, USA
Death 15 Aug 2010 (aged 81)
Benton County, Washington, USA
Burial Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 100141260 · View Source
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Frank T. Harris, 81,of Kennewick quietly set sail on life's final adventure on August 15, 2010. He was born February 18, 1929, in Shoestring Falls, Washington. Youngest child of 9. 2 sisters and 6 brothers. His sister Sylva Strasser and brother Ivan both of Centralia, Washington, 5 brothers and one sister deceased.
Parents were Sam and Mahalia Harris. He grew up in the country around Morton and then graduated from High School in Onalaska, Washington.
Frank spent 22 years in the military, retiring in 1973.
When he was in his last years of service he was instructor in the food service school in Fort Ord, California. During his Army career, with his family made two 3-year tours in Germany. He was a disabled Bet; caused in Vietnam, where he spent 2 ½ years.
After retiring in 1973 he went to work for Denny's Restaurant as manager in Portland, Oregon. Then moved to the Tri-Cities in 1975, where he managed Denny's Restaurant on Columbia Blvd. After 5 years, he decided to make a change and was a Franchise Manager for Shari's in Richland in 1981, and a year later acquired Shari's in Kennewick. Frank and Carol loved to travel in their motor home. Traveled to North Carolina, and had several trips to Arizona. They took two cruises, and a trip to Ireland.
Frank loved to bowl, and spent several years bowling on leagues.
Married the love of his life Carol McSherry in Tacoma March 19, 1955.
They had 2 sons, Marvin and Kenny (Wendy). Daughter Marlene, deceased in 1981, and Connie Holley (Bob). Grandchildren Jim and Tom Nobel of Tacoma, Hope Linen in West Richland and Cody Linen in Texas and 4 Great-grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed.
He would like donations sent to Hospice in the Tri-Cities, (509) 734-9656.
Tuesday, August 24th will be Graveside services at Desert Lawn on 1401 S. Union in Kennewick, at 10:00 a.m. Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Nazarene Church on Union Street.


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  • Created by: Della Meize
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100141260
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank T. Harris (18 Feb 1929–15 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100141260, citing Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Della Meize (contributor 47222674) .