Larry Dean Harris

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Larry D. Harris, 77, of Greencastle passed away Monday afternoon at home.

He was born Oct. 28, 1941 in Cloverdale to the late Robert and Marjorie (Turner) Harris.

Larry graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1959 and later married Madonna (Hurst) Harris on June 30, 1979, who survives.

Throughout the years he worked for the Banner Graphic newspaper, the Tribune newspaper in Bloomington, numerous construction contractors and retired from Fleetwood Travel Trailers in Crawfordsville. After retirement he worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and played an important role in the recent renovation of the Mansfield Mill.

Larry enjoyed family time, woodworking in his shed, watching Indianapolis Colts football and old western movies, and anything John Wayne.

He was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church and Alcoholics Anonymous. He recently celebrated 40 years of sobriety!

Larry was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Madonna Harris; son Randy (Marty) Harris of Florida; stepson Jim (Cammie) Cody; two stepdaughters, Brenda (Mike) McClaine and Tamie (Joe) Luckett; grandsons Casey, Matt, Ryan, Luke and Ben; granddaughters Meghan, Olivia, Nikole and Meisha; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Kristi Cook.

Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10 at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home at 602 E Washington St., Greencastle. Funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Patrick Smith officiating. Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery following the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Larry's name to the American Heart Association at or sent by mail to 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60604-1242.

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