David was a journeyman bricklayer for 15 years, and a retired millwright after 30 years of service at Pfizer/Elementis.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles B. Harris; a brother in infancy, William; maternal grandparents, Arthur and Edwina Krauss; and paternal grandparents, James and Emma Harris.
Surviving are his wife, Verlene, nee Luebbers, Harris, of Freeburg, IL;
a daughter and son-in-law, Maria Harris and Scott Krupa of Oregon;
his mother, Lucille M., nee Krauss, Harris of Freeburg, IL;
two brothers, Donald (Cathy) Harris of Freeburg, IL,
and Stephen (Connie) Harris of Collinsville, IL;
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David (Sharon) Luebbers of Freeburg, IL,
Linda (Jim) Steiner of Tennessee,
Betty Kimura of California,
and Marilyn (Allen) Farnsworth of Millstadt, IL;
and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Parish Hall for debt reduction. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, with Fr. Mark Reyling officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg IL.