CW2 Daniel "Danny" R Harris was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/28/2014 at the age of 65.7 from Lung cancer
El Paso, TX
Flight Classes 68-521 and 68-37
Date of Birth 07/05/1948
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/229 AVN 1 CAV in 69, 1 BDE 1 CAV in 69-70
Call signs in Vietnam WHITE 23, DUCK
This information was provided by Kenneth Morrow, Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Daniel R Harris (Danny) 65, formerly of Liberty MO and Prairie Village KS, passed away March 28 at his home in El Paso TX surrounded by family after a battle with lung cancer.

He was born July 5, 1948 to Ransom and Verna (Hicks) Harris and was a 1966 graduate of Liberty High School. After graduation he entered the Army where he received the Distinguished Flying Cross while flying helicopters in Vietnam. He had owned and operated Rainbow Car Wash in Kansas City KS, All Seasons Brushless Car Wash in Kansas City MO and Octopus Car Wash in Independence MO. He was also active in the Saddle and Sirloin Club and Abdallah Shrine. In 1998 he had an opportunity to sell All Seasons and moved to El Paso where he built his dream wash, Desert Hills Car Wash and Convenience Store. He recently sold another car wash and lube shop in Lubbock TX which he had purchased in 2006. He is survived by his wife Pat of El Paso, children Christopher (Christine) and their four sons Carter, Cole, Cade and Camden of Seattle WA; Angela (Bill) Lehman of San Angelo TX; and Jennifer (Jason) Batliner and son Charlie of Charleston SC. He also leaves brothers Wayne of Las Vegas, Jim of Overland Park KS, sister Jan (Sam) Carter of North Kansas City, and numerous nieces and nephews. As he wished, his body will be cremated. An informal memorial service will be held April 17 from 5 to 8 PM at the El Paso Sheriff's Posse clubhouse (1801 McNutt Rd). The family requests that donations in his honor be made to Trail Life USA - http://www.traillifeusa.com/donate/ Services directed by San Jose Funeral Home Central

Obituary from El Paso Times

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