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Jeffery Lynn Harris

August 14, 1969 — July 8, 2017

Jeffery Lynn Harris

Jeffery Lynn Harris, age 47, of Russell, Kansas passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Russell Regional Hospital due to a traffic accident on I-70 in Russell County. He was born August 14, 1969 in Clay Center, Kansas to Beryl Orin and Janice Jolene (Valeka) Harris. He earned an Associates of Applied Science from Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland. He married Cindy (Warren) April 4, 2009 in Lansing, Kansas.

He was working for A & D Towing of Russell and had just started his own transport business, DVB Transport Services. He also did automotive and diesel mechanic work as well as siding and roofing. He enjoyed collecting and repairing trucks, cars and boats, riding and working on motorcycles, woodworking, home remodeling, leathercraft work, drawing, tattoo artist, being outdoors and grilling.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Harris of Russell; his father, Beryl Harris of Plainville, KS, a son, David Orin Harris of Great Bend; a daughter, Ariel Marie Turned of Great Bend; a step-daughter, Bridgett Reed and husband Nate of Houston, TX; five brothers, David Harris of Texas, Jerry Harris of Pittsburg, KS, Tommy Dowling of Russell, Robert Harris of Russell and Neil Harris of Plainville; two sisters, Bonnie Harris and Rose Hare; two step-sisters, Jodi Wolfe and Starla Conner, his grandchildren, Heaven and Nevaeh Jager and Cuda as well as his pets, Daisy, Brutus and Violet.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Dowling, and a step-mother, Lori Ann Winslow.

A celebration of life service will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Russell. Private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested for a Memorial Fund for Jeff Harris.

Arrangements in care of Brocks-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Condolences may be left by guestbook at or emailed to

Service Information

Celebration of Life Tuesday

July 11, 2017

10:30 AM

Otterbein United Methodist Church

120 W. Wisconsin

Russell, ks 67665

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