Kenneth E. Harris, 77, of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born to William W. Harris and Lucille (Dorris) Harris in Waco, Texas on January 27, 1936. He proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and retired from the military after 20 years of service. He was a member of the V. F. W. Post #7110 and also the American Legion - Walton Hoffman Post #179. He was very active in the community having served as a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Comal County, and also for Hope Hospice.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Hortense Harris of New Braunfels; daughters, Teresa Alloway of Baytown, TX, Peggy White of Arp, TX, Jeanette Berry of New Braunfels, and Teresa Scott of New Braunfels; son, Ken Harris, Jr. San Antonio; sister, Elizabeth Holley of Waco, Texas; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Leslie Allen Harris.
Public visitation will begin 6:00 PM on Thursday at Zoeller Funeral Home and will continue until 8:00 PM. A Graveside service will be held 9:00 AM Friday, March 29, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be given to Hope Hospice.