I. W. "Buck" Harris, 61, of
Caldwell, died Friday, June 20, 1997, at Cascade, Idaho, in a
boating accident. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.,
Wednesday, June 25, 1997, at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Buck was born November 21, 1935, at Dora, Missouri, the
son of Lawrence and Lora Kemp Harris. He was raised in
Missouri and came to Wilder at the age of 15. He worked as a
welder for the J.R. Simplot Co. for many years. In 1967, he
moved to Alaska where he worked for Alaskan Industrial
Hardware and later for Bell Plumbing and Heating in Anchorage.
In 1977, he returned to Caldwell and worked for several
plumbing businesses before starting his own plumbing business
in 1984, Handy Man Plumbing which he operated until his death.
Buck loved to fish, hunt and read.
Surviving are his parents, Lawrence and Lora Harris of
Caldwell; his children, Harvey of Glen Allen, Alaska, and Judy
of Anchorage, Alaska; his stepchildren, Nellie Dunn of
Meridian and Sharron Johnson of Wasilla, Alaska; ten
grandchildren and four sisters, Betty and her husband, Junior
Davis of Caldwell, Shirley Dubois and Ruby Harris, both of
Seattle, and Wanda and her husband, Thomas Sanborn of
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society or to a favorite charity.