Jeffrey Wayne Harris

Jeffrey Wayne Harris of New Castle died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, of natural causes at his home. He was 45.

He was born Dec. 7, 1957, in Spanish Fork, Utah, to Mary Lillian Atwood and Joe D. Harris. He grew up in Spanish Fork and graduated from high school there.

Mr. Harris earned the rank of Eagle Scout and won many awards in high school for F.F.A. and 4-H, and served as a seminary class president.

He lived in Colorado for the past 25 years.

He worked as a heavy equipment operator, painter and landscaper.

Mr. Harris was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 215 in Glenwood Springs, and volunteered as an EMT for Garfield County Search and Rescue.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, flytying, camping, leather work, scuba diving, reading and playing guitar in a band. He loved helping and serving others.

Mr. Harris was a co-founder of the annual Eagles Thanksgiving Day dinner.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lillian Atwood; and by his grandparents and several aunts and uncles.

Mr. Harris is survived by his father and stepmother, Joe D. and Kay Morris Harris of Howell, Utah; by brothers Clinton Harris of Orem, Utah, Dennis A. Morris of Salem, Utah, Larry A. Morris of Pleasant View, Utah, Kendall A. Morris of Bear River City, Utah, and Bruce Morris of Howell, Utah; by sisters Mary Jo Cromwell of Palm Harbor, Fla., Derrelene Densley of Spanish Fork, Utah, Cindy Morris Andersen of Brigham City, Utah, Lanette Morris Murray of Richmond, Utah; and by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 7, at the Glenwood Springs Eagles Hall, 312 7th St., with officers of the Aerie officiating.

Burial will follow at Spanish Fork Cemetery in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Walker Family Mortuary of Spanish Fork is in charge of arrangements.

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