Rumford, RI — Jeffrey D. Harris , 63, died Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Roger Williams Medical Center.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late William E. Harris and Rita D. (Plante) Harris of Coventry, RI.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a Combat Engineer 516th Co.
He worked as a singer for various bands in new England prior to retiring.
Jeff loved to spend time with his mom and family, he also enjoyed singing, fishing, listening to music, enjoyed being a DJ, and singing Karaoke.
Besides his mother Rita, he is survived by his two children, Rita Harris-Powers of MT and Vanessa Warner of TN. One brother, Richard Harris and his wife Jennifer of Saunderstown. One sister, Susan Harris and her partner Gail Rogers of Coventry, RI. Four grandchildren, Keigan, Chays, Trei, and Soren. And his nieces, Lianna and Shaina and his nephew, Michael.
He was also the brother of the late Kenneth E. Harris.
His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10 AM in St. James Baptist Church, 340 S. Main St. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Veterans Cemetery, South County Trail, Exeter RI. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours will be on Thursday, January 16, 2020 in St. James Baptist Church from 4-7 PM. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket, RI is in charge of the arrangements.