EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Harold R. "Bob" Harris, 79, died Feb. 26, 2005, at Deaconess Hospital.
Born Aug. 18, 1925, in Posey County, son of the late Marion and Edna Roedel Harris, He was a lifelong member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Evansville, where he had served as deacon, financial secretary and was president of the Churchmen's Brotherhood and sang in the choir. Harris was also a 20-year member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, Mo., where he served on the administrative board, was chairman of the stewardship committee and also sang in the choir. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Asiatic and Pacific theaters of World War II, was a member of VFW Post 1114 and was a Kentucky Colonel. He held the positions of general foreman of the mechanical department was later a supervisor of human resources and labor relations at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid, Mo., before retiring.
His wife of 56 years, Betty Schreiber Harris, survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Barbara and W.M. "Mike" Lord of Plattsburg, Mo., and Bonnie and J. Hunter Moore of Nashville, Tenn.; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald J. and Ramone Harris of Richland; three grandchildren and one grandson-in-law, Jennifer and Eric Humphrey, James Moore and Rebecca Moore; and his niece/goddaughter and her husband, Pam and Terry Armstrong of Newburgh.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Alexander East Chapel in Evansville.
Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Evansville.
The graveside services will be conducted at the Alexander Memorial Park by the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club.
may be sent to
St. Paul's United Church of Christ Music Board
2227 W. Michigan Street
Evansville, IN 47708 Paid obituary