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Robert E. Harris

November 26, 1929 April 5, 2018
Robert E. Harris
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Obituary for Robert E. Harris

Robert E. Harris, 88, of Herrin, passed away 8:25 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin.
Robert retired after 35 years as an Engineer for the Olin Corporation.
Robert was a member of the Southern Illinois Worship Center in Herrin; veteran of the U. S. Army during the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Post # 645 in Herrin.
Robert was born November 26, 1929 in Herrin, IL to Charles R. and Lula May (Hill) Harris.
Robert was united in marriage with Imogene Anderson on September 26, 1959 in Herrin, IL.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Imogene Harris of Herrin; nephew, Bobby G. and Pam Norris of Sesser; great niece, Carrie Jo and Jason Threewitt of Sesser; sister-in-law, Norma Sims of Marion and brother-in-law, Jerry Anderson of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dorothy Norris and four brothers, Richard Harris, Warren Harris, John Harris and Harold Eugene Harris.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Jason McKinnies and Rev. Jerry Anderson officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment with military rites conducted by the Herrin American Legion, Carterville American Legion, Baker-Ladd V. F. W. Post and the IL Army National Guard Funeral Honors Ceremonial Details will be in Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy. Memorial donations are preferred by the family and may be made to Southern Illinois Worship Center, 124 Lou Ann Drive, Herrin, IL 62948; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Saturday

7

Apr

11:30 AM 4/7/2018 11:30:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

7

Apr

1:00 PM 4/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Egyptian Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

Route 148
Herrin, IL 62948

Route 148 Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Southern Illinois Worship Center

124 Lou Ann Drive
P.O. Box 2074
Herrin, IL 62948
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