Donald  Harris


Donald "Falcon" Harris, 59, of Loogootee, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
He was born Aug. 4, 1959, in Washington, Indiana, to the late Lowell Harris and Cora (Hedrick) Harris.
Don was an outdoorsman. He loved fishing and gardening. He would take his boat to Hindostan Falls and float on the river. He would watch for eagle nests and enjoy the beauty of nature. Don was a hard worker and always completed each task his very best. He loved spending time with his wife, daughters, and grandchildren.
He began his career in coal mining in 1991 and worked in various coal mines. In 1997 he started with Peabody Mines and was currently at the Somerville Central Mine.
Don is preceded in death by his parents, Lowell Harris and Cora (Hedrick) Harris; siblings, Ronald Harris, David Harris, Richard Harris and Mary Louise Gribben.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mary (Graham) Harris of Loogootee; daughters, Casey (Chad) Burgan of Cannelburg, Tina (Joe) Troutman of Shoals, and Kim (Josh) Huff of Odon; stepson, Brandon Graham of Vincennes; grandchildren, Madison, Emily, Chase, Wesley, Aubrey, Rayne and Lily; brother, Edwin Harris.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Arrangements were provided by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
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Published on June 18, 2019
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8 posts

Nancy L McAfoose
Jun 22, 2019
Sorry to hear of Don's passing,he was a good friend to Mick & our family.Deepest sympathy,we know what you're going through since it's just a short while since Mick passed also.
Lisa Baugh
Jun 21, 2019
I'm so very sorry for your loss. I wish I was able to come home for the services. I have a lot of special memories with him growing up as close as our family was. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!
Rachel Sellers
Jun 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family in this difficult time.
Mariann Osborne Hamzeh
Jun 20, 2019
Don was a longtime family friend that I've known his whole life. Don was always such an active person and fun to be around. God bless and comfort his family in their loss.
Jesse Hedrick
Jun 18, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss. I always thought so much of Donnie. He was always so nice to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
cheryl c hedrick
Jun 18, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss. He was a wonderful person and I know Lolan thought the world of him. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
Jack Knepp
Jun 18, 2019
Sorry to hear about your loss. Condolences to the Donald Harris family.
From a former classmate.
Jack Knepp
Jun 18, 2019