Zebediah Scott Harris, age 20 of Wellsville, Kansas passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023 in Wellsville. Memorial visitation 6-8PM, Thursday, April 6, 2023 at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Memorial services will be held 10AM, Friday, April 7, 2023 at Open Table Church in Wellsville. Family inurnment following services in the Wellsville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Zebediah Scott Harris Scholarship Fund in care of Wilson’s, PO Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.
Zebediah Scott Harris was born December 20, 2002 in Overland Park, Kansas, the son of Scott Edward and Jenny Elizabeth (Wade) Harris. He attended the Wellsville schools throughout his education and graduated from WHS with the class of 2021. During high school Zeb obtained his HVAC certification from Neosho County Community College. As a teenager, Zeb had a lawn mowing business. As an adult, he was part of the 1290 Laborers Union and worked as a laborer for Pro Design Contractors in Gardner since October 2021.
Zeb grew up in the country of Wellsville, living near his grandparents, and spent a lot of time with family members in their homes, traveling on family vacations, boating and riding golf carts at his grandparents’ place at Grand Lake. He was involved in sports from a young age and was active in cross country, basketball and track in high school. He quickly became known for his affectionate hugs. He was always positive and enjoyed making his family and friends smile and laugh through his antics. He loved camping with his grandpa, golf, fitness, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, blowing up Tannerite, hanging out with his friends, girlfriend Cameron and his dog Whiskey Zeb’s home was always open and quickly became a home base for his friends. Some of his favorite quotes were “Never give up” and “Don’t take any wooden nickels.”
Zeb is survived by his parents, Scott and Jenny Harris of Wellsville; sister, Lydia Harris of Wellsville; great-grandmother, Betty Edwards of Wellsville; great-grandmother, Beth Crawford of Wellsville; great-grandparents, Roger & Beverly Flanner of Baldwin; grandparents, Larry & Barbara Harris of Wellsville; grandfather Tim Wade of Wellsville; grandparents, Duane & Leslie Russell of Prairie Village; uncle, aunt and cousin, Josh, Heather and Maverick Adams of Wellsville; uncle, aunt and cousins, Garry, Rebecca, Chloe, Lillie and Emma Kate Goodloe of Ottawa; uncle and aunt, Jake Love and Sarah Harris and Soffia and Mykel of Wellsville; uncle and cousins Ryan, Olivia and Alexa Wade of St. Louis; girlfriend, Cameron Barnes of Ottawa and many second cousins, great aunts and uncles. He is preceded in death by his great-grandpa Larry Crawford, great-grandpa Dale Edwards, great-grandparents Donald & Mary Harris and great-grandma Barbara Flanner.
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