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Retired Columbia businessman Carl Harris, 70, dies

Carl W. Harris, 70, West Frazier Avenue, Columbia, KY, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at 10:37 p.m., at Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room.

The funeral service will be Sunday, April 3, 2005, at 2:30 p.m., at the Columbia Baptist Church, with Rev. Randy Johnson and Rev. Bob Cherry, officiating.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2005, and 7:00 a.m., at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, and after 1:30 p.m., Sunday, at the church.

Commital service will be on Monday, April 4, 2005, at 1:00 p.m., EDT, at Resthaven Cemetery in Louisville with a burial to follow.

Mr. Harris was the son of the late Arthur S. and Willa Mae Trahan Harris of Jefferson County, KY.

He was the owner of Carl's Locker and Market for 15 years.

He was a member of the Columbia Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir, served on the church council, and was very active in Young at Heart.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Shirley Harris, Columbia, KY
  • Two sons and one daughter-in-law: Terry Harris, New York; and Mike and Laura Harris, Columbia
  • One sister: Marjory Cherry, Louisville, KY
  • Three grandchildren: Alayna Michelle, Anna Kathryn, and Adam Henry Harris
  • Two nephews: Bob and Steve Cherry, both of Louisville, KY
Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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