David Aaron Harness, age 29, of Rocky Top

David Aaron Harness, age 29, of Rocky Top, TN, passed away at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, on September 9, 2021. David was a Veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a 1st Cavalry Scout during Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). David was a good-hearted person who would give the shirt off his back to anyone. He was very giving to others and also had a great sense of humor. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking, hiking, completing weekend projects with his wife, and raising rabbits. David had a great love for God, all of his family, his country, and his dog, “Gogo”. David gave his heart to the Lord at a young age and continued to lean on his faith during the hardest of times, even until the end.

David is survived by his wife, Sierra Harness of TN; his father and stepmother, Skot and Kelly Harness and sisters, Elizabeth and Katherine of AR; mother, Michelle Bader, and brother, Beau of TN; sister and brother in law Sarah and Corey Winter and nephew Eli of TN; grandmother, Elizabeth Williams; great uncle, Ray Kelly; aunts, Mandy Harness and Katti Robertson; uncles, Walter Williams and Jerry Beasley; father in law and mother in law, Jimmy and Tonya Webber of TN; sister in law, Kayla Webber; sister in law, and brother in law, Alisha and Clint DeLozier & niece, Emerie.

David’s family will receive his friends on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, from 6 pm – 8 pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary. A Celebration of Life will commence at 8 pm with Rev. Robby Owens officiating. The interment will be Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 1 pm at Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton, TN with full military honors. Family and friends will gather at the mortuary from 12:00 pm to 12:15 pm to prepare to leave at 12:30 pm in procession to the cemetery.
Jones Mortuary of Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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