Sheldon Harris, 74
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Sheldon L. Harris, 74, of Winchester, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Randolph Nursing Home, Winchester.
He was born June 6, 1940 in Union City, Ind., to the late Rexford and Kathleen O. (Lorton) Harris. He was a graduate of Ward Township High School in Saratoga and had been a past farmer in the local area. Sheldon was a member of the Winchester Congregational Christian Church and was a past board member of Farm Bureau. He belonged to the Star Farmer and American Farmer. He also was active in the Randolph County Antique Tractor Club and the Rural Couples. He enjoyed going to auctions and anything that was John Deere.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Frances L. (Wysong) Harris of Winchester; a son, Bart (wife Amanda) Harris of Geneva; a daughter, Sherri (husband Mike) Ritter of Ethiopia, Africa; five grandchildren, Jessica Sutton of Monroe, Jon Ritter of Auburn, Jessica Ritter of Auburn, Ashley Harris of Geneva and Benjamin Ritter of Ethiopia, Africa; two sisters, Carol Hinkle of Winchester and Sue (husband Allen) Baker of Fairfax, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, July 11 at Walker Funeral Home, Winchester with Pastor Rob Butler officiating.
Friends and relatives may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, July at the funeral home and one hour prior to services Friday. Walker Funeral Home, Winchester, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.walkerswinchester.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Care, 3414 W. Fox Ridge Lane, Muncie, IN 47304.
Walker Funeral Home
248 E South St Winchester, IN 47394
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on July 7, 2014