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William Harold Harness

November 25, 1928 September 4, 2018
William Harold Harness
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Obituary for William Harold Harness

William Harold Harness Sr, 89, of Ocoee, FL formerly of Crab Orchard, KY, passed away and returned to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, September 4th, at The Orlando Health Central Hospital. He was the loving husband of Mary Lee Alice (Thomas) Harness whom he married on May 19, 1949. William was born in the community of Beelick, in Pulaski County on November 25, 1928. He was a son of the late William Coy and Laura (Nicholas) Harness. William was a retired railroad engineer having worked for both the L&N and CSX Railroad in Louisville for 44 years, and enjoyed telling his family and friends stories about working for the railroad. He also loved to tell jokes; he knew hundreds of them. He was a Mason, and member of Suburban Lodge No. 740 F&AM.

Survivors include his adoring wife of 69 years, Alice, formerly of Jackson County, KY. He was the proud, loving father of daughter, Carolyn Harness Wayt; and sons, William H Harness Jr, Jason Harness, and Bryan Harness. He is also survived by his sister, Betty Holtzclaw; grandchildren, Aimee and Aaron Wayt, Jack and Lilly Harness, and Joey, Brooke and Jarrett Harness; and great-grandchildren, Massen Wayt and Aiden Aaron.

In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by a brother, James Eulas Harness and a sister, Dorothy Stigall.

His funeral will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 12, at McKnight Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 11, from 4 - 8 pm at McKnight Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Tuesday

11

Sep

4:00 PM 9/11/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/11/2018 8:00:00 PM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States

funeral

Wednesday

12

Sep

1:00 PM 9/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bethel Church Road
Crab Orchard, Kentucky 40419

Bethel Church Road Crab Orchard 40419 Kentucky
United States
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