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Jacob

Harrah

Harless

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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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Cedar Hill Cemetery

1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington, VA 24426

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Mary Westbury

May 31, 2023

I will always remember the time you saved mom when she got very sick and it was so much snow outside and you when for help. I remember you took time to drive me to Arizona to meet Paul now my husband. You drove Mom and Dad and James to S.C so they could go to my wedding. Love you rest in peace brother tell we meet again.

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Mary Westbury

May 31, 2023

Remember the time that you drove me to Arizona you took your time and did this for me. And I remember you drove mom and dad to S.C for my wedding you were thoughtful to be so kind and when out of your way, rest in peace brother forever in my heart ❤ love you. Your sister Mary

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debbie myers

May 31, 2023

Jake was my big brother and protect me on the school bus because I was so small always ready to help anyone love to fish. He could catch a trout with hi hands when he was young. rode a bike in a lot of snow to go to neighbor to. call rescue squad fpr mom one call wintery day. will miss him until i see him again in a much better world . Debbie

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