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LCpl Shane Patrick Harris

LCpl Shane Patrick Harris

Birth
Plano, Collin County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Sep 2006 (aged 23)
Anbar, Iraq
Burial Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 15628823 · View Source
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Lance Cpl. Harris was a volunteer firefighter with the Cabo Lucero department southwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico. He loved spending time with his family and he loved the Lord with all his heart. He also loved hunting, fishing, skiing, backpacking, and gunsmithing among many other activities. Shane enjoyed playing the banjo and was always singing. He was home-schooled and graduated in May 2001. Shane then attended Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Mo. He was a member of Meadowland Christian Church in the Las Vegas area. Shane achieved a life-long dream of serving his country by becoming a Marine. He enlisted in February 2005. He excelled at all he did as a Marine. His lieutenant said that Lance Cpl. Harris was the best driver and rifleman in the Corps. Surviving family include his parents Pat and Carol Harris, brothers Logan and Ryan Harris, sister Tiffany Harris, sister-in-law Rebecca Harris, nephew Caleb Shane Harris (on the way), grandparents Louvena Harris, and Charles and Rose Mary Rogers, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandfather Hugh Harris, and nephew Elijah Logan Harris. His parents, Carol and Pat Harris, live in the Las Vegas area and his' father and brothers, Ryan and Logan Harris, also serve with the department. He was 23.

Marines
3rd Light Armored
Reconnaissance Battalion
1st Marine Division
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Twentynine Palms, California


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 5 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15628823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Shane Patrick Harris (15 Apr 1983–3 Sep 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15628823, citing Harris Family Cemetery, Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .