Charles W. “Jack” Harris, 88, of Belleville, IL formerly of Taylorville, passed away March 29, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. in Edwardsville, IL. He was born June 14, 1924 in Brazil, IN, the son of Thomas and Nola (Pullen) Harris. He married Zella Vivian Loveless on September 17, 1953 in Princeton, IN. She preceded him in death on October 2, 2011. He was a retired truck driver for Ashland Oil Co. He was a member of the Taylorville Christian Church where he served as a Deacon and an Elder. He had served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII where he received two Purple Hearts. He also had served his community as a Scout Leader for many years. He enjoyed camping at the lake with his wife Zella.
She is survived by his son, Jack (Peggy) Harris of Belleville, IL; eleven grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren; sister Margaret Ann LeComte; several nieces, and nephews.
Memorial to: Taylorville Christian Church, 1124 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Taylorville Christian Church in Taylorville. The body will lay in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Ken Manning will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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