Ben Harris

Date of Death: 01-11-2022
Burial: Ridgley Cemetery
Funeral Service : 01-14-2022

Ben Harris

Benny Harris, 82, of Platte City, MO passed away, January 11, 2022.

He was born on August 30, 1939 near Smithville, MO. He graduated from North Platte High School in 1957.On August 1, 1964 he was united in marriage to Gladys Deardorff. After their marriage they lived in Hoover where they made their loving home and raised their family.

Ben worked for the Bureau of Prisons for over 50 years. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

Ben was a member of the Hoover Christian Church where he served as an Elder and Treasurer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl C. and Dorothy (Boydston) Naylor; and brother, Leo Dewayne Harris.

Ben is survived by his wife, Gladys; children, Mike (Crystal) Harris and LeiAnn Lacina. “Pops” also leaves behind his grandchildren, Reece (Taylor) Harris, Joe (Erin) Harris, Bailey Harris, Parker Lacina, and Drake Lacina; brothers, Ernest (Jane) Harris and Glen (Pat) Harris; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 14th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville with visitation from 12:00-2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Burial: Ridgely Cemetery, Ridgley, MO.

Donations may be made to the Hoover Christian Church.


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