Epting Funeral Home

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Cecil Harris

Bentonville, AR

1930 - 2018

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Published: February 4, 2018

Cecil Ray Harris of Bentonville, age 87 passed from this life at Circle of Life Hospice care in Bentonville on February 2, 2018. He was born in Huntington, Arkansas on September 7, 1930 to A.C. Harris and Hester Cross Harris.

He served four years in the US Navy. He was a preacher, Bible class teacher, and an elder in the Bentonville Church of Christ, and in other churches in Lamar, Missouri, Salina, Kansas, Aurora, Springfield, and Brookline, Missouri. He served in these capacities throughout his adult life and was loved and respected by his family, and as a Christian Servant, and teacher.

He was preceded in death by: his first wife; JoAnna in 1991 and by his second wife Melba, his parents, and three brothers; William, Kenneth, and Harlan.

He is survived by sons; Robert Harris, of Bentonville, Randall Harris; of Abilene, Texas, one brother; Keith Harris, of Portland, Oregon, one sister; Dorothy Thomas, of Springfield, Missouri, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at 10am Tuesday, February 6, 2018 with a funeral service following at 10:30am in the Bentonville Church of Christ Church Worship Center with Gil Curren officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens located in Springfield, Missouri.

Memorials may be sent to: Bentonville Christian Academy in care of the Bentonville Church of Christ, 904 Northwest 8th Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712.

Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences:

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