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Robert Harris

Friday, November 22, 2002

SIKESTON - Robert Gene Harris Sr., 59, died Nov. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born May 16, 1943, in Charleston, son of the late Joseph Lee and Vera Louvie Harris, he was a U.S. Army veteran and had been a truck driver.

He married Carolyn LaComb who preceded him in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Robert Gene Harris Jr. of Boston, Mass., and Johnny Lee Harris of Panama City, Fla.; one daughter, Kimberly Ann Harris of Hickory, N.C.; one brother, Billy Joe Harris of Jackson; two sisters, Melba Jeanette Whitney of Macon, N.C., and Sheila Kay Clark of Sikeston; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at noon Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home.

Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston with the Rev. Samuel Bowles officiating and where full military graveside rites will be conducted.

Pallbearers will be: Ed Ward Bowles Jr., Stan Harris, John Layton, Rick Roberson and Tony Roberson.