Darvin Harris HARRIS (1940 - 2019)

Obituary
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HARRIS, Darvin Charles Darvin, 78, of Rathdrum, Idaho, passed away, Friday, August 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of his life will be held from 1:00 4:00 pm, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 604 W 23rd, Spokane, Washington. Please bring your memories to share with family and friends. Darvin was born January 11, 1940 in Republic, Washington to Paul and Lydia (Krein) Harris. He served in the Army and Army National Guard from 1958 to 1965. On April 6, 1963 he married Gloria Elizabeth Cross in Spokane. Darvin was employed as a boat builder with Demar, Fiber Form and Apollo boats. He also owned and operated G&D Boat Tops with his wife Gloria from 1986 to 2003. He enjoyed fishing and working on his ranch, spending time with his horses and dogs. The most important thing to him was his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Darvin had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved to tell jokes and tease his family and friends, bringing smiles and laughter to those around him. He left us all with a wealth of happy memories and stories to tell. Darvin is survived by his wife of 55 years, Gloria; his three sons: Donald Charles and his wife Nancy, Daniel Paul and his wife Rebecca, Darin Edward and his wife Windy and his two daughters Debra Lynn and Darla Marie; thirteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; his sister Donna Henderson, his brother Delmar Harris and his wife Sue, sisters in law Norma Harris and Kathleen Smith, brother in law Thomas Cross, numerous nieces and nephews and one spoiled dog his Brandy girl. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Lydia, and his brothers Dale and Douglas.
Published in Spokesman-Review on Jan. 13, 2019
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