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Edward Harness

January 27, 1973 — July 27, 2017

Edward Dale Harness DVM passed away unexpectedly at his home in Jerome, Idaho on July 27, 2017 at the age of 44.

He was born in Gary, Indiana January 27, 1973 to F. Irene (Johnson) and A. Lee Harness. In 1978 his family moved to Corral, Idaho where Eddie remained until completing high school and receiving his appointment to the U.S Naval Academy. He later attended the University of Idaho followed by graduate school at Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. His passion for the dairy/agricultural industry and love for animals was reflected in how he practiced. From 1994 to 1998 he was married to Suzanne Collett and to this union had a beautiful baby girl, Kaity Marie Harness. Kaity was Ed’s pride and joy. On September 30, 2000 to 2015 he was married to Kassidy Dowton and with that marriage came two wonderful children Dylan Lee Dowton and Mckenzie Jo Dowton. Edward’s last years were spent with his girlfriend and collogue Amanda Wright DVM. Ed enjoyed attending church, camping, fishing, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, but most of all FIREWORKS!!!

He was preceded in death by his mother, Freida Irene Harness.

He is survived by his father A. Lee Harness, Fairfield; sister, Lori (Jim) Bott, Mountain Home; daughter, Kaitlyn Harness, Twin Falls/Moscow; son, Dylan (Amber) Dowton, Shoshone; daughter, Mckenzie Dowton, Twin Falls; and grandson, Rhett Lee Dowton, Shoshone.

The family would like you to join them for a viewing Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 South Lincoln Ave., Jerome, Idaho 83338.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Amazing Grace Fellowship, 1061 Eastland Drive N, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301 with a reception immediately following the memorial service.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Eddie's memorial webpage at

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

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