Michael Harris

May 20th, 1951 - Jan 8th, 2018
Michael Harris

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.

Survivors include-

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.

1 Guestbook Message

  • Guest: DON GEE

    From: MUNFORD, Tennessee

    Date: January 10, 2018

    MY SYMPATHY TO FAMILY FOR YOUR LOSS. I WAS PARTNER WITH MIKE ON THE CONTINUOUS MINER FOR SEVERAL YEARS. HE WAS A SMOOTH CAT ON THE MACHINE. I WILL ALWAYS THINK OF HIM.