Rockwell F. Harris, 89, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Rockwell A. and Caroline (Buchert) Harris but had lived here in Lake City since 1969 after moving from Biloxi, Mississippi.
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He was a loving husband, father, grand and great grandfather, who loved his family and enjoyed fishing, tinkering and learning new things. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Annabelle Varrill, his devoted wife of 49 years, Kathleen Harris, daughter, Carolyn Louviere and grandson, James Scott Louviere.
Survivors include his daughters, Kathy (Michael) O'Brien of Coral Springs, FL, Tricia Davis of Lake City, FL, and Linda Harris of Orlando, FL; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
The family is having private services at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family rquests that donations in their fathers honor be made to the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) at 6037 U.S. Hwy 90 West, Lake City, Florida 30255.
GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025 (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrangements. Please leave words of comfort for the family at
Published in Lake City Reporter on Nov. 14, 2012