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Information for I. W. "Buck" Harris

21 November, 1935 - 20 June, 1997

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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I. W. 'Buck' Harris

   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, Caldwell.
    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 Anchorage, Alaska.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity.

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