Mr. Lloyd Alan Harris, age 69, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on June 22, 1950, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late, Lloyd Sheldon and Burnetta G. (Gullion) Harris. Alan was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana and was a 1968 graduate of the Madison High School in Madison, Indiana. Alan majored in biology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, until he was in an accident his senior year of college. He was united in marriage to Sharon Bear. Alan was later united in marriage to Rebecca Sue Robinson on September 3, 1990, at the Patriot Baptist Church in Patriot, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with three sons, Travis, Christopher and Danny. Alan was later united in marriage to Carolyn Sarah Mahan on September 10, 1999 in Covington, Kentucky. Alan and Sarah shared seven years of marriage together until she passed away on September 25, 2006. Alan owned and operated the Alan Harris and Sons Appliances in Vevay, Indiana, for 34 years. Alan was a former member of the Millwright Local Union No.1076 of Greenwood, Indiana and Millwright Local Union No.1003 of Indianapolis, Indiana. Alan was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #185 and the Sons of the American Legion Post #5396. Alan enjoyed playing euchre at the Legion and VFW and swimming, but most of all, spending time with his loving grandchildren. Alan passed away at 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019, near Vevay, Indiana.
Alan will be missed by his sons, Travis Harris of Vevay, IN, Christopher Harris and his wife, Amanda of Vevay, IN and Danny Harris and his companion, Skyla Allen of Patriot, IN; his grandchildren, Cassius, Jonah, Tripp and Jexlynn Harris; his step-sons, John Davis and his wife, Bethany of Crittenden, KY and Cory Davis of Crittenden, KY; his sister, Paula Ann (Harris) Dodd of Madison, IN; his nieces, Kimberly Newlin of Birmingham, AL, Jennifer Wester and her husband, Derek of Birmingham, AL; his nephew, Brian Dodd of Madison, IN and his great-nieces and nephews, Cole, Lily, Ella, Whitten and Sutton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Sheldon and Burnetta G. (Gullion) Harris, died August 18, 1997; his wife, Carolyn Sarah (Mahan) Harris, died September 25, 2006; his brother-in-law, Edward Jacob “Ed” Dodd, Jr, died August 7, 2018.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 26, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Guy S. Harris Scholarship Fund c/o CFSCI or to the Harris Park c/o Patriot Posey Park Board. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com