Silas “Buddy” Harris of Campbellsville was born December 29, 1934, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Silas Harris, Sr. and Ermine Nelson Harris. He departed this life at 5:22 P.M., Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville at the age of 84.
Buddy professed faith in Christ and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. He was a previous member of Campbellsville Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and worked in the preschool ministry. He had also been an active member of the Emmaus Community.
He was a retired employee of Kentucky Utilities Company.
Buddy united in marriage to Mildred Sue Richerson February 17, 1957 and she preceded him in death March 23, 2016. He was a devoted husband and enjoyed spending time with her and their many friends. He was also a loving father and a proud Pappaw to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who were a delight to him.
He is survived by three sons and two daughters: Tim Harris and wife, Debbie and Mike Harris of Campbellsville, Karen Edwards and husband,Kelvin of Summersville, Jenny Houk and her husband, Joey of Greensburg and Wynn Harris and wife, Stephanie of Lexington; eight grandchildren: Kalie Edwards-Crowder of Summersville, Erin Beth Harris of Elizabethtown, Sarah Houk- Hayes and husband, Jason of Campbellsville, Kaitlyn Edwards-Taylor and husband, Alex of Greensburg, Lacy Harris of Campbellsville, Stephen Houk and wife, Jossie of Greensburg, Mason Harris and Kaden Harris of Lexington. Buddy was also blessed with four four great-grandchildren: Madeline Crowder, Griffin Hayes, Jacob Hayes and Deacon Taylor; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
Buddy was also preceded in death by a brother, James Harris.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, November 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Kelvin Edwards
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME