William Riley Harris


Infant William Riley Harris, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was born Saturday, January 19, 2023, in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of Jackson Harris and Hannah Blagg both of Grayson, Kentucky.

Will had such a big attitude and an even bigger heart and was a true mommy’s boy. He loved to be held and rocked all day by his mamaw, nanny, his aunt farm and all who visited him. He loved to watch his sissy run around, she was truly his protector. He was the sweetest, most easy going baby and will be so missed. His big, beautiful blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair are forever in our memories. Mommy, Daddy and Sissy will love and miss you forever “Wilbur” Riley.

Will was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Dewey Harris; maternal grandparents, Fred and Carol Blagg and Herb Bailey.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Lainey Kate Harris of Grayson, Kentucky; paternal grandparents, Adam Harris and Melinda Jackson; maternal grandparents, Jeff Blagg, Stacy and John Alley; paternal great-grandparents, Connie Harris and Robert and Joyce Jackson; maternal great-grandparents, Julia Bays and Vic and Christine Cox, along with many other family and friends who sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 49 McCoy Road, Grayson, Kentucky with Brother Ronnie Blagg officiating. Burial will follow in the Everman Cemetery in Carter City, Kentucky.

Friends may visit after 10 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023, until the service hour at Grayson Funeral Home.

Tyler Blagg and Ryan Blagg will serve as pallbearers.

Grayson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Grayson, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for William Riley Harris.


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