Conrad D. Harris
Sunday 16th of April 1939 - Saturday 10th of July 2021
Conrad D. Harris, 82, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021. Conrad was born April 16, 1939 in High Splint (Harlan), Kentucky to the late Damon and Marie (Foley) Harris.
Conrad wed Elizabeth Parrish in 1974 and together, they celebrated 47 years of marriage. Mr. Harris served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and the U.S. Coastguard. Conrad joined the Coast Guard in 1959 and served on the USCGC Fern (Dubuque, Iowa) and the USCGC Bittersweet (Kodiak, Alaska). After his four years of active duty, he spent one year in the US Navy Reserves (Seabees) and one year in the US Army Reserves (Fort Knox) before spending the next ten years in the KY National Guard (Company C, 42nd Aviation Battalion).
Visitation for Conrad will be Wednesday, July 14th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Milward - Man O'War located at 1509 Trent Blvd. A graveside service with military honors will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY at 1:30 pm.
In honor of his legacy and in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be directed to The Wounded Warrior Project.
To share a remembrance of Mr. Harris or offer condolences to his family, please sign the online guestbook at milwardfuneral.com.
I’m thinking of you and wishing you solace during these challenging days. I’ll certainly miss Conrad. From the time I was a little kid I knew him as my “cool” uncle. He was intelligent and quick of wit. My prayers are with you. Love, Jeanne