Gary Harris, is a licensed funeral director and embalmer who has been caring for and serving families in the funeral profession for over thirty years. Gary is a funeral director for Morris Family Homes.
Gary received his funeral service degree and National Board Certificate in 1988. Originally from New Jersey, Gary has served funeral homes in New Jersey and Hardin County, Kentucky, before arriving in Hartford. In addition, Gary has been named a Qualified Mortuary Disaster Coordinator by both the National Funeral Directors Association and FEMA.
Gary has received recognition from the National Funeral Directors Association, the Pennsylvania and New York State Funeral Directors Associations, and the French Consulate for his service alongside families struck by the devastating consequences of the US Air Flight 427 and the TWA Flight 800 plane crashes.
Gary's work has been not only in serving families at their time of greatest trial, but also to assist, educate, and equip law enforcement communities in mortuary science and the management of incidents of mass fatality. Gary is a former Senior Medicolegal Death Investigator with the Camden County, New Jersey Medical Examiner’s Office. He is a longtime member of Lions Club International. He is currently an active member of the Hartford-Beaver Dam Lions Club.
Gary lives with his wife, Dawn, in Utica, Kentucky. Together, they are the parents of two adult children, Katherine Ann Harris-Bethmann and Gregory Thomas Harris.
Gary is honored to serve the residents of Daviess and Ohio Counties as well as Morris Family Homes.