Leroy Harris, 73, of Purdy, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville, MO.
Mr. Harris was born May 25, 1936 in Purdy, MO, the son of Jessie "Dick" Howard and Dimple Hughey Harris, and he survives. He was a tool and dye maker at Roderick Arms and Tool in Monett, and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Purdy, MO.
He married Eileene Goetz on July 9, 1954 in Purdy, and she survives.
Additional survivors include: three daughters, Debbie Fly and husband, Mike, of Purdy, MO, Joyce Roden and husband, Steve, of Purdy, MO, and Pam Dixon and husband, Darryl, of Purdy, MO; two brothers, Fred Harris, of Purdy, MO, and Gary Harris and wife, Beth, of Purdy, MO; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. October 9, 2009 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Russ Neill officiating. Interment will be in Purdy Cemetery, Purdy, MO.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.