Harold L. "Bud" Harris

Born: Thu., Mar. 4, 1926
Died: Sun., Mar. 27, 2016


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Apr. 01, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 01, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Harold L. “Bud” Harris, 90, Oblong, IL formerly of Willow Hill, IL passed away at 7:18 A.M. Sunday March 27, 2016 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, IL.

Harold was born on March 4, 1926 in Jasper County, IL and was the son of Irvin Harris and Agnes (Michl) Harris. On May 16, 1949 he married Mary E. Ochs and they later divorced.

Harold was a lifelong farmer in Jasper County, IL. He attended Oblong schools and was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Anita and Richard Kocher, Oblong, IL and Carol Baley-Traitor, Lakeland, FL; a son and two daughters-in-law, Robert and Kathryn Harris, Milton, FL and Sue Harris, Willow Hill, IL; nine grandchildren Michelle Shepston, Michael Harris, Mark Harris, Valerie Hermann, Janette Rosborough, Lori Davis, Mary Jo, Aarika Harris and Chris Clark and Melissa Bojanowski; twenty six great- grandchildren and a sister-in-law Monica Harris, Hardinville, IL as well as several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Harold in death were his parents; a son Paul Harris; two brothers and a sister-in-law Gene and Mary Harris and Frank Harris; five sisters Edna Yetter, Esther Cox, Berniece Henry, Belva Yetter and Ida Mouser.

A Celebration of Harold’s Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday April 1, 2016 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL with Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery with visitation from 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM on Friday.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Tractor and Engine Club with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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v. thompson
   Posted Sat April 02, 2016
My sincere condolences to the family of Harold Harris. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever" and "wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) With deepest sympathy,

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