Donald Paul Harris, 69, of Bonifay went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. He was born Sept. 15, 1943 at home in the Gritney community to the late Harley Harris and late Oleta Harris. Don graduated from Bethlehem High School and was a Vietnam veteran. He retired from the Department of Transportation and was a member of the Bethlehem Masonic Lodge. He loved life and enjoyed spending his free time fishing, and cooking for his family and friends. Don was loved by all who knew him and will be truly missed.
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Don was preceded in death by his parents, Harley and Oleta Harris, and a brother, Bill Harris.
Don is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Harris of Bonifay; one son, Tim Harris and wife Bernice of Westville and their children, Stephanie and Clint; daughters, Laura Roberson and husband Jack of Milton, Bonnie Moore and husband Jimmy of Bonifay and Kathy McMillan and husband Billy of Bay Minette, Ala.; two grandchildren, Josh Davis of Panama City and Cody Roberson and wife Holly of Cantonment and numerous extended family.
A memorial service celebrating Don's life was held Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Peel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Taylor officiating. The Harris Family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the many prayers, phone calls, visits, food, cards, and other expressions of sympathy shown to us during our time of sorrow.
Peel Funeral Home
301 East Evans Avenue Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 30, 2013