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Michael A. Harris

Birth Date: January 15, 1958
Death Date: October 12, 2017

Michael A. Harris, 59, of Decatur passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in St. Mary’s Hospital.
Michael was born on January 15, 1958 in White Plains, NY the son of Alexander and Mary Lou (Rosa) Harris. He attended public school and graduated from Harrison High School class of 1976. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served aboard the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Nimitz as an Aviation Ordinanceman. He worked as an electrician in the New York Area. He settled in Decatur and worked a Caterpillar Manufacturing. He was an avid Train fan.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister, Donna Dean all of Decatur.
Honoring Michael’s wishes cremation will take place in Graceland/Fairlawn Cremation Center. There will be no public services.
The family of Michael A. Harris is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Send condolences to the family at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. Even tho I have never met you, I want to thank you and your family for your service in the United States Navy. Blessings to each of you and may you feel the love of a grateful Nation.

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