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Obituary for Richard Lee Harris

Richard Lee Harris, 90, a patient, kind, man, and a loving husband and father, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in Fort Wayne. Richard was born in Logansport, IN to the late Raymond and Hazel Harris. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and worked for years as a district manager for Shoe Corporation of America. He was a member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church for more than fifty years and regularly served as an usher there. He was a member of Sons of the American Revolution, and loved history, geography, atlases, and watching sports. He was an enthusiastic fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Indiana Hoosiers, having received a B.S. from the Indiana University School of Business in 1957. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Donley Harris of Fort Wayne; daughters, Cathy (Robert) Miller of Churubusco, IN, Susan (Larry) Hodapp of Kettering, OH, Jana (Mark) Lese of Fort Wayne, and Gillian "Jill" (William Cowan) Harris of Bloomington, IN; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Williams. Due to COVID-19 there will be a private family service with burial to follow at Highland Park Cemetery. Memorials may made Alzheimer's Association. To sign the online guestbook, go