Military Service Planned for Retired U.S. Army Major, Vietnam Veteran

Dacula area obituaries. Credit: Morguefile
Dacula area obituaries. Credit: Morguefile
Richard William Harris III, age 67, of Dacula, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.

Harris retired from the U.S. Army in 1987 after 21 years of service. Maj. Harris served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.

Harris, an avid golfer, was a member of the Senior Golf Association of Atlanta and also enjoyed fishing. He was also a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Association and a supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Juan Saye Harris.

Visitation is set for Monday, Dec. 16, from 5-8 p.m. at Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford. A military service will be held at a later date at the National Cemetery in Jacksonville, Fla. Click here to read the full obituary.

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