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James W. Behanna

November 14, 1939 ~ February 10, 2020 (age 80)


James W. Behanna, age 80, of Harker Heights, passed away on Monday February 10, 2020 at the Killeen Nursing and Rehabilitation.  He was born November 14, 1939 in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania a son of the late Clarence and Mary (Petrisek) Behanna.    A proud veteran of the Vietnam war, and retiring form the U.S. Army after 22 years of dedicated service. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Dorothy (Baka) Behanna, two sons, James and Danny Behanna and a grandson Ryan Behanna.

The family will meet friends on Wednesday February 19, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home 425 E. Central Texas Expressway Harker Heights TX.  Funeral will be at the State Veterans Military Cemetery in Killeen with full military honors, at 11:00 am. After the funeral there will be a reception at St Paul Chong Hasung Catholic Church hall.  In lieu of flowers those wishing may make a donation in James memory to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. For more information or to make an online condolence please visit

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February 19, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Graveside Service
February 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Central Texas State Veteran Cemetery
11463 TX-195, Killeen,
Killeen, TX 76542

February 19, 2020

12:00 PM
Saint Paul Catholic Church (Harker Heights Texas
1000 FM 2410
Harker Hights, TX 76548

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