SPRINGFIELD - John Donald Harris, 59, of Springfield died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
John was born on December 25, 1954, in Springfield, the son of Carol Eugene and Mildred Moncrief Harris.
John was an over-the-road truck driver, worked for Donley trucking and worked in construction.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Earl Harris.
He is survived by two sons, John (Tori) Harris of Woodville, Texas, and Josh Harris of Springfield; a daughter, Carrie Harris of Williamsville; four sisters, Rose Marie Harris Branner of Jacksonville, Judith Elaine Harris of Virginia, Patricia Ann Rotella of Naples and Helen Elizabeth Coates of Virginia; and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Cremation will be accorded by Springfield Crematory. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Virginia Cemetery in Virginia. Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements. Visit the funeral home's online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home & Crematory Service
530 N Fifth St
Springfield, IL 62702
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on June 3, 2014