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September 2, 2022

Jacob Harrah “Jake” Harless, 71, of Covington, died, Friday September 2, 2022, at Lewis Gale Alleghany Regional Hospital. Mr. Harless was born on March 4, 1951, in Alleghany County a son of the late John and Eleanor Tingler Harless. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Jacob “Boots” Harless Jr.; a granddaughter Abby Baker; a son in law Timothy McKoy; a sister Virginia Harless; and a brother John Harless. He was a self-employed mechanic who enjoyed fishing and his number one priority was his family. Surviving are his wife Billie Harless; a son Michael Bess; five daughters Ginny Nalley, Jessica Harris and husband Justin; Sabrina Richardson and husband Dennis; Frances McKoy, and Katrina Shahan all of Covington; ten grandchildren: Jamie Blankenship., Tyler Baker and wife Amiah, Jacob Crawford, Kirsten Weinger, Hailey and Harley Crawford, Ayden Weiger, Allison Crawford, Jacobi McKoy, Paisley Harris, and Noah Richardson; three great grandchildren Saraiyh Baker, Nova Lee Baker, and Josiah Baker; a special friend Sandra Bayne; seven brothers and sisters: Nacey Curtis, Mary Westbury, Ada Morrison, Dennis Harless, Michael Harless Sr., James Harless Sr., and Debbie Myers; and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday September 6, 2022, at 2:00 PM in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive their friends at Arritt Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM. The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.
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Final Resting Place: 

Cedar Hill Cemetery

1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington, VA 24426



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