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Hayden Allen Harris

July 5, 2000 — December 19, 2020

Cpl. Hayden Allen Harris was born July 5, 2000 in Jackson, TN the son of Reggie Allen and Christy Georgina Gray Harris.

Hayden graduated from McNairy Central High School in 2018. He was an accomplished golfer and baseball player. He was known for his infectious smile, sincere heart, and love for people.

After graduation in March of 2019, he joined the United States Army. Hayden was an infantryman with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, trained at Fort Benning, Georgia, before he joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York in July 2019. He had completed air assault training and was looking forward to sniper training in January of 2021.

Hayden departed this life on December 19, 2020 in New Jersey at the age of 20 Years, 5 Months, 14 Days. He is survived by his parents, Reggie and Christy Harris of Guys,TN; a sister, Courtney Harris of Nashville, TN; maternal grandmother, Barbara Gray of Guys, TN; paternal grandparents, Larry and Maudie Harris of Savannah, TN; aunt, Tonya Morgan and husband Bill of Adamsville, TN; uncles, Bradley Gray and wife Heidi of Guys, TN and Chris Harris and wife Shelia of Columbia, TN; and a host of extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by maternal grandfather, George Gray.

Services for Cpl. Harris will be live streamed at oaklandbaptist.org

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Byram Township Fire Department, PO Box 361, Andover NJ 07821 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate
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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

2:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

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