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Robert C. Harris 86, Edmond, Okla. went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, February 23, 2017. He was born September 21, 1930, in Tipton, Okla., to Carl and Aline Lindsey Harris.
After being honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1950, Robert met Wanda Lou Arnold and they have been married 65 years.
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.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Betty and Cherry; brother Jimmy, and his granddaughter Katie Michelle.
He is survived by his daughter Debbie Swanson and husband Chuck; sons Lindsey Harris and wife Cindy, and Robin Harris and wife Shelley; ten grandchildren, and five 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.
A celebration of his life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 27, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Edmond.
Visitation will be 2 - 8 p.m. Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Matthews Funeral Home.
Published on February 24, 2017
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