Jeffrey Todd “Jeff” Harris, 46, of Columbia, KY and formerly of Springfield, passed from this life on Tuesday June 18, 2019 at the TJ Samson Medical Center in Glasgow, KY. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Patton and Pastor Jason Shirrell officiating. Interment will follow in the Palestine Cemetery with Reverend Michael Smith officiating at the graveside. Pallbearers will be Tony Cook, Marty Cook, Jay Boyte, Milton Francis, Scott Boyte, Scotty Young, Jimmy Rush, and Scott Rollins. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the Robertson County Funeral Home.
Jeff was born December 1, 1972 in Davidson County to the late Jackie and Brenda Boyte Harris. He was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1991, where many of his friends called him “Heavy J”. Jeff was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Columbia but attended church with his daughter at Egypt Christian Church in Columbia. He was a driver for Wilkerson Transportation. The greatest loves of Jeff’s life were, first and foremost, his love for our Lord, his daughter Dalani and the Vanderbilt Commodores. Jeff was a man of few words, but always had a sweet spirit and love for those around him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents: Hap and Mary Alley, Hazel and Albert Lee Jones, his uncle: Charles Harris, and his cousin: Janet Boyte.
Jeff leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, that he loved so much, Dalani Harris of Columbia, KY and her mother: Angie Burris also of Columbia, his brother and sister-in-law: Tim and Pam Harris of Springfield, his aunts and uncles: Jerry and Betty Boyte of Springfield, Rickey and Lynda Boyte of Clarksville, Carolyn Harris of Franklin, Ray and Wanda Harris of Greenbrier, Brenda Cook of Cross Plains, Gary and Pat Alley of Goodlettsville, and by many cousins.
The family request, if so desired, memorial contributions be made to an education fund for Jeff’s daughter, Dalani. The fund will be established by Jeff’s brother, so please make all donations or checks to Tim Harris or to Robertson County Funeral Home