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John Harris

November 1, 1948 — March 22, 2021

West Paducah

Doug Harris, age 72, of West Paducah, KY passed away at 10:40 a.m. Monday, March 22, 2021 at Mercy Health Lourdes. Doug was a member of Twelve Oaks Baptist Church and a graduate of Heath High School. Doug was a Maintenance Supervisor for USEC for 34 years. Doug had a keen interest in old cars, jeeps and had an interest in collecting many things. He enjoyed family and activities that the seven grandchildren were involved in. He enjoyed his farm, fishing, and hunting.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Grace Bryant Harris; one daughter, Elizabeth Harris, of West Paducah; two sons, Bart (Aimee) Harris of Kevil, KY and Erick (Gina) Harris of West Paducah; one brother, David (Martha) Harris, of Paducah, KY; seven grandchildren; Jadan Harris, Steele Harris, Sarah Warner, Erin Warner, Kate Warner, RaeLynn and Bentlee.

Preceding in death were his parents, John Rodney Harris and Mary Elizabeth Steele Harris.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Tommy Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

We appreciate your help in maintaining state mandated Covid restrictions. This includes wearing a mask and maintaining the minimum six feet of distancing within our facility at all times.

Expression of sympathy may be made to Veteran of Foreign Wars, 1727 Washington Street, Paducah, KY 42003.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah


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