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Obituary Richard Harris

Richard “Dick” Harris

    Richard Harris of La Veta, CO expired on May 2, 2008.  Funeral services will be held Friday, May 9 at Ignacio Community Church, 405 Browning, in Ignacio, CO at 2 pm.  Viewing will be at 1 pm, Pastor Randall Hanes officiating.  Dick was born on June 21, 1925 in Amarillo, TX to Stanley Harris and Clara Ruth Schramm.  He farmed, ranched and was a mechanic and Director of Transportation for Ignacio Schools for 23 years.  Dick enjoyed fishing, repairing things and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He was well known for his ability to fix anything and for his kindness and generosity to others.  Dick is survived by his daughter, Diane (Jon) Keeling of La Veta; and a son Ron (Annette) Harris of Ignacio; three sisters, Ramona Darnell of Tucumcari, NM; Elda Gordon of Princeton, CA; and Mary Ella McCarter of Jal, NM;  four grandchildren, seven  great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.