Melivn L. Harris Sr.

December 9, 1927January 8, 2019

Melvin Leroy Harris, Sr., age 91 of Albion passed away at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. He was born in Albion on December 9, 1927 the son of Guy and Cora (Sines) Harris.

He married Betty Sue Risden Harris on May 8, 1954 and she preceded him in death on December 10, 1994. Also preceding him in death are his parents, daughter, Jane Harris, brother, Claire Harris, sister, Doris Bodelle, grandchildren, Bradley Brubaker and Nicole Lack. Melvin was drafted and honorably served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1950-1952. He was employed with Harvard Industries / Hayes Albion Division for 39 ½ years as a machinist until his retirement in 1994. Melvin was raised on the Harris family farm where he and his family have very fond memories of growing up.

Melvin is survived by his children: Doug Anderson, Monika Franck, Joan Harris, Beverly Brubaker, Nancy (William) Morse and Melvin Harris, Jr., Craig Harris, 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private family services have been held.

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Arrangements entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224


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Melivn L. Harris Sr.

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Katie Lebron

January 12, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family god bless you all

Brenda Branham

January 11, 2019

My deepest condolences to all the family. May God Bless you all. Melvin was a very smart and Intelligent man. R.I.P SIR.

Karen Baldwin

January 11, 2019

Hey you guys. It's Karen. My thoughts are with you. Your Dad was an exceptional person. God Bless.

Karen Bodell

January 11, 2019

Uncle Melvin, you are sadly missed by all who knew you. To my cousins and family, sending many hugs, love and prayers your way and know you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you always rest in peace Uncle Melvin.

Love, Karen Bodell

Julia Cooley -Newman

January 11, 2019

I have known Melvin since I was little. He used to scare me when I was a kid. But as I got older, I learned how sweet he could be. I will miss him.

Dolores Manthei

January 11, 2019

I was sorry to read about Melvin death, I know he will be missed by all that knew him.

my prayer are with all of you.

cousin Dolores Manthei