Harrisburg- Michael Roe Harris, 66, of Harrisburg, passed away at 2:00 AM, Monday, January 08, 2018 at Harrisburg Medical Center.
Michael was born on May 20, 1951 in Texas to Raymond John and Blanche (Roe) Harris. He was a retired coal miner having worked for 20 years as a miner operator.
He was a member of Progressive Mine Workers of America and enjoyed woodworking, gardening and talking about guns. He was a member of the National Rifle Association.
2 sons- Christopher Harris- Cincinnati, OH
James Harris and wife Bethany of Corinth
Brother- Lloyd Harris and wife Marcia of Marion
Brother in law- John Furlow of Creal Springs
Several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister- Jeanene Furlow and two half- brothers- Jack Harris and Don Harris.
It was his wish to be cremated and private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial arrangements were made at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.
Memorial donations are suggested to ALS and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 1704 N. Court/ Marion, IL 62959. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com.