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Trooper Jeffery Ryan Harris
Safety Division - Area 18
January 27, 1980 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 42)


(revised) VSP Safety Division Memo - May 8, 2022, Official Funeral Arrangements & Uniform of the Day


Obituary for Trooper Jeffery R. Harris


With great sadness, the Virginia State Police Association announces the death of Trooper Jeffery Ryan Harris.  Trooper Jeffery Ryan Harris, 42, passed away on May 5, 2022. The Virginia State Police Association, in behalf of our Members, send our sincere condolences to Trooper Harris' Family. Our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy.


Trooper Harris joined the Virginia Department of State Police from Chilhowie, Virginia in 2016.  Following graduation as a member of the 125th Basic Session in March of 2017, he was assigned to Division III, Area 18 - Nelson County.  Most recently, Trooper Harris served as a member of the Safety Division - Area 63.


Services honoring his life will be held as follows: Visitation Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Kingswood Baptist Church (159 Kingswood Lane, Arrington) from 4 until 7 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 7p.m.


A second visitation will be held Wednesday May 11, 2022 at Chilhowie First Church of God (Rt. 107, Chilhowie, VA) from 4 until 7 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m.


Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Saltville, Va on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.