Ronald L. Harris

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Obituaries - Ronald L. Harris

GREENS FORK, Ind. – Ronald L. Harris, age 72, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died Sunday, January 1, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital.

Born April 23, 1944, in Fountain City, Indiana, Ron was a life-long resident of Wayne County.

He worked at Belden for 40 years and was a courier for Mid-American Clinical Lab. Ron was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Joan Bennett Harris; daughter, Dawn Harris of Richmond, Indiana; son, Ronnie Lee Harris of Richmond, Indiana; grandchildren, Kelsey Davis and Madison Harris; brothers, John (Sandy) Chasteen of Williamsburg, Indiana, Burgess (Joan) Chasteen of Hamilton, Ohio, and William (Della) Chasteen of Winchester, Indiana; nieces; nephews; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Etta Harris Chasteen; step-father, Burgess Chasteen; and brother, Wilbur Chasteen.

Visitation for Ronald L. Harris will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 6, 2017, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Martin Holman officiating. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery.

Ron requested that door prizes be given away at his service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Joy’s House, 2028 E. Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220.

Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at

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