Paul Francis Harris (62) of Willow Hill

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Published on October 9 2012 5:19 pm

Paul Francis Harris, age 62, of Willow Hill, IL passed away at 12:25 PM – Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at his home.

Paul was born on November 4, 1949 in Effingham, IL the son of Harold and Mary (Ochs) Harris.  He married Sue Marlene Stagner on March 11, 1972 in La Jolla, CA. Paul served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.  Paul was a lifelong farmer.  He began farming with his dad and later with his wife and family.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

Paul is survived by: Wife of 40 years – Sue Harris of Willow Hill, IL...Mother – Mary Harris of Naples, FL...Dad – Harold Harris of Oblong, IL...3 Children – Michelle Elaine (Shad) Shepston of Denver, CO, Michael Paul (Amy) Harris of Ste. Marie, IL and Mark William (Rachel) Harris of Mattoon, IL...10 Grandchildren – Aidan, Kiera, Gabrielle and Julian Shepston of Denver, CO, Tristan, Colby, Adrian and Sadie Harris of Ste. Marie, IL and Anthony and Ryan Harris of Mattoon, IL...1 Brother – Robert (Kathy) Harris of Pensacola, FL...and 2 Sisters – Carol (Walt) Traitor of Lakeland, FL and Anita (Richard) Kocher of Oblong, IL.

Paul was preceded in death by his grandparents.