Ronald Kendrick Harris, 71, of Glasgow, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at his home.
Born in Metcalfe County, he was the son of the late Ira C. "Curt" Harris and Mary Frances (Buckner) Harris.
Upon graduation from Glasgow High School, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force and was a Vietnam veteran. After his active duty, he served more than 25 years in the Kentucky National Guard and the Army reserves. Along with his military career, Ronnie worked for the Glasgow Police Department, beginning as a patrolman and eventually became the chief of police for the GPD. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Saundra Mayfield Harris; two children, Stephanie (Jason) Jarvis and David Harris; one sister, Debbie Chaney; one brother, Ricky Harris; and eight grandchildren, Evan Jarvis, Vince, Nick, Sophie, Isabelle, Reagan, Julian and River Harris. Also surviving are two aunts, an uncle and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow, will be in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:30-8 p.m. and Friday morning until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to: CurePSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Published on November 14, 2017