Robert C. Harris

1930-2017Harris, Robert

Robert C Harris 86, Edmond, Oklahoma went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Feb 23, 2017. He was born September 21, 1930, in Tipton, Oklahoma, to Carl and Aline Lindsey Harris.

After being honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1950, Robert met Wanda Lou Arnold and have been married 65 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters; Betty and Cherry, brother Jimmy, and his granddaughter Katie Michelle.

He is survived by his wife Wanda, daughter: Debbie Swanson and husband Chuck, sons: Lindsey Harris and wife Cindy, and Robin Harris and wife Shelley, ten grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers: Richard and Sue; Sammy and Sherry; Mitch and Peggy; Roger and Carolyn; Dixie and Jeri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Robert moved his family to Edmond in 1960 and started his business Robert C Harris Builder. Over the years he built over 600 homes and commercial buildings in Edmond and the surrounding areas.

Robert was 21 when he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. From that point on his passion and commitment was to share Christ with others.

A celebration of his life will be held Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:30 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Edmond. Visitation will be held Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 2-8 p.m., at Matthews Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children.

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