David Sloan Harris 1939 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Beloved Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, and Brother, David S. Harris, peacefully passed away Jan. 13, 2011 with his loving family by his side.Dad was born Feb. 8, 1939 to Solone and Joyce Harris in Nogales, AZ. He married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Prior on April 3, 1959. They were blessed with four children: Richard (Frankie), Lynda (Chris) Lindsay, Steven (Linda), and Ginny Harris Shutt; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Dad was a hardworking man who took pride in always providing for his family. Calling him a handyman was an understatement, he had the ability to fix anything. Dad loved woodworking, golf, bowling, dancing, country music, the outdoors, spending time at the cabin, and especially being with his family (including his two dogs, Trixie and Walter). Dad enjoyed a successful 38 year career at Hercules. He was very proud of being one of the first non-college graduates to be promoted to Engineer. He was blessed with a keen mind and was self-taught in many areas of his life. He served honorably in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the L.D.S. Church. Dad is survived by the love of his life, Marilyn; his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren; his brother, Bill (Sally) and twin brother, Frank (Pat). Preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Sara Wilkinson, and his granddaughter, Allison Shutt. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 W. 4100 S. The family will receive friends at a visitation Mon. morning one hour prior to the service. Interment: Valley View Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to the family @valleyviewfuneral.com.