Funeral services for Ruel Harris, 72, of Utica, IN, will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main Street, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Utica Hillcrest Cemetery in Utica, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the funeral center. He passed away on February 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.
Ruel was born on April 26, 1944. He was employed with Jeff Boat and the Clark Co. Road Dept. for 23 years. He also served on the Utica town board for 12 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oco and Royal Harris.
He is survived by his wife, Portia Harris; children, Tammy Harris (John), Jack Harris (Beth), Ruel A. Harris (Angie); sister, Rose May; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren with one on the way; a God child; and many nieces, and nephews.
Published on  February 24, 2017