Steven Earl “Steve” Harris


Steven Earl “Steve” Harris

Mayking, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Oct 2011 (aged 78)
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Plumville, Mason County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 79353992 View Source

STEVEN EARL HARRIS, 78, of Tollesboro, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at Scottsdale Health Care, Shea Campus in Scottsdale, Arizona.

He was born at Mayking on May 30, 1933, to the late Spence Edward Harris and Sadie Elizabeth Holbrook Harris. Mr. Harris was a 1957 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was a registered land surveyor and had worked at Verville Construction Company from 1957 to 1962. From 1962 to 1978 he was City Engineer for the City of Maysville and was the owner of Brown County Construction from 1979-1998.

Mr. Harris was an active member of the Tollesboro Christian Church since 1957 and was the designer and contractor of the Tollesboro Christian Church sanctuary and Family Life Center. He served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years, was Board Chairman and also served as an elder of the church.

He was a member of the Tollesboro Lions Club, St. Mary's Masonic Lodge #240, the Shriners, and served on the Board of Directors at Citizens Deposit Bank. He was a past board member of Buffalo Trace Area Development District and the local hospice organization. Mr. Harris was instrumental in the formation of Tollesboro Christian School and served on the board there.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Patricia Harris; two sons, Steven Earl Harris Jr. of Louisville and James Edward Harris and wife, Sarah, of Tollesboro; two brothers, Tommy (Edith) Harris of Richmond and Raymond Harris of Richardson, Texas; two sisters, Opal (Ed) Sanders of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Jean (Jack) Bible of Michigan; five grandchildren, Stephanie Harris, Blaine Harris, Tyler Harris, Colin Harris and Leslianne Harris; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011, at Tollesboro Christian Church with Bro. John Moore and Bro. Larry Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Garden of Memories in Mason County.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tollesboro Christian Church or Tollesboro Christian School.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Harris, Colin Harris, Blaine Harris, Mike Mineer, Kirby Wright, Steve Pederson, Jack Bennett and Ronnie Polley. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Barbour, Donald McCann, Phil Cropper and Wayne Womacks.

Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Judy Farst
  • Added: 26 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 79353992
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