Wayland Vaughan Harris


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Wayland Vaughan Harris

Mar 28, 1913 – Aug 23, 2013

HARRIS, Wayland Vaughan, born March 28, 1931 to Earl Vaughan and Mary Tiller Harris, died Friday, August 23, 2013 at his home in Bumpass, Va. He was a retired dairy farmer, a charter member of the Holly Grove Ruritan Club, and a lifelong member of Hopeful Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean Murphy Harris; his son, Wayland Harris, Jr. of Bumpass; his daughter, Sherry H. Lacy, her husband Ray, and their daughter, Caroline, of Mineral; his brother, Robert N. Harris and his wife Gloria of Fall City, WA; his sisters, Carolyn H. Nicholas of Mineral and Rebecca H. Doss and her husband Roger of Maidens; an aunt, Margaret K. Tiller of Bumpass; and a number of nieces and nephews and other family members. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, August 26 at Hopeful Baptist Church in Montpelier. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 27 at the church, with interment in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Holly Grove Volunteer Fire Dept. or the Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad. An online guestbook is available at www.lacyfh.com.



  1. Scott McCray July 18, 2019 at 11:52 am - Reply

    Jean and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours in your time of bereavement. Doris McCray and Scott & Beth McCray

  2. Eldridge Willis July 18, 2019 at 11:52 am - Reply

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss of Wayland. May your memories serve to carry you through this time of need. Eldridge Willis, Montpelier, VA

  3. Gail Atkinson July 18, 2019 at 11:52 am - Reply

    My deepest sympathies to the families of Wayland Harris. My nephews grew up watching Mr. Harris farm the land across from my parents; and they loved it when he & Bubba brought in the BIG tractors. May God grant you all comfort & peace.

  4. Ron & Ann Taylor July 18, 2019 at 11:53 am - Reply

    May God bring you peace and comfort in your time of need.

  5. Sonya Harris July 18, 2019 at 11:53 am - Reply

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Elaine McCaffery July 18, 2019 at 11:53 am - Reply

    To Sherry and your family,May God grant you all peace during this difficult time and may fond memories of your father always bring you comfort.Elaine DCLS

  7. Lily July 18, 2019 at 11:54 am - Reply

    Carolyn,My heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your brother Wayland.Keeping you and yours in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Ruth C Stanley July 18, 2019 at 11:54 am - Reply

    Sherry, sorry for your loss God Bless you and your family.

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