US Marine Corps


Robert N. Harris

August 12, 1931 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 86)
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Robert N. “Bob” Harris, 86, of Ft. Wayne, IN went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Bob was born on August 12, 1931 in Wabash County, IN to the late Grant O. and Mary (Colbert) Harris. On April 19, 1957, Bob married Marylin L. Smith.

Bob was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Trustees for 44 years. He was a contractor in Kosciusko and Allen Counties. He served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean War.

Bob is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marylin L. Harris of Ft. Wayne; a son, Todd A. Harris of Decatur; a daughter, Penni L. Loomis of Ft. Wayne; his beloved grandchildren, Lyndi, Tye, Brandon, Brooke of Decatur, Dustin Loomis, Ashley (Tyler) Moreland of Ft. Wayne; and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Jeffery A. Harris and a sister, Marceline Weaver.

Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Rd, Fort Wayne, with calling 2 hours prior from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Mona Safley. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw, with Military Graveside rites.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church.

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