He was born July 30, 1923, in Brazil, as the son of John Otis and Julie Lybarger Harris.
He married Imogene Boyce April 25, 1943.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns. He was honorably discharged Oct. 23, 1945.
He worked as a cement truck driver for Clarks/A&C Enterprise and he also worked 41 years for the Clay County School Corporation. He was a member of the First Nazarene Church of Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jack, Clyde, Raymond and infant Clifford Harris, and sisters Lucille Burk, Betty Spencer, Lillian Reese, Virginia Neese and infant sister Kathryn Harris.
He is survived by his wife Imogene, children Jeanne Moschenrose, and Kathy (Larry) Cotton, grandchildren Shaun (Molly) Tipton and Chris Tipton, great-grandchildren Elle and Owen Tipton and other extended family.
Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 2, at Moore Funeral Home, with visitation at 1 p.m., until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
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