Larry Dean Harris
October 28, 1941 – December 3, 2018
Larry D. Harris of Greencastle passed away Monday afternoon at home. He was 77.
He was born October 28, 1941 in Cloverdale, Indiana to the late Robert and Marjorie (Turner) Harris.
Larry graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1959 and later married Madonna (Hurst) Harris on June 30, 1979, who survives. Throughout the years he worked for the Banner Graphic newspaper, the Tribune newspaper in Bloomington, numerous construction contractors, and retired from Fleetwood Travel Trailers in Crawfordsville. After retirement he worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and played an important role in the recent renovation of the Mansfield Mill. Larry enjoyed family time, woodworking in his shed, watching Indianapolis Colts football and old western movies, and anything John Wayne. He was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church and Alcoholics Anonymous. He recently celebrated 40 years of sobriety! Larry was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by his wife, Madonna Harris, son Randy (Marty) Harris of Florida; a step-son Jim (Cammie) Cody; two step-daughters Brenda (Mike) McClaine and Tamie (Joe) Luckett; grandsons Casey, Matt, Ryan, Luke, and Ben; granddaughters Meghan, Olivia, Nikole, and Meisha; and 13 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Kristi Cook.
Visitation will be from noon to 2:00pm on Monday, Dec. 10th at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home at 602 E Washington St., Greencastle. Funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Patrick Smith officiating. Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Larry’s name to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org or sent by mail to 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60604-1242.
Memories may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com
- American Heart Association
- Visitation Monday, December 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2018
Larry Dean Harris
Harl and Saraellen Peters
December 10, 2018
Dear Donna and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Harl and Saraellen
Audra Dorsett Holton
December 9, 2018
Madonna - lost track of you old friend - I know what you are going thru is hard - but just take a step at a time and remember that the life that you had was great.