Kenneth L. Harris, 82, of Aledo, Illinois died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at his home.
Private graveside services will be held at Farlow Grove Cemetery, Matherville. Memorials may be left in his name to Brookstone of Aledo Activity Dept., Adonai Veterans Services or Hospice Compassus. Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is handling arrangements.
Kenneth was born December 1, 1931 in Boden, Illinois a son of George W. and Mary Ethel Jones Harris. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Over the years, Ken had worked for Service Rubber, Roth Tank and X Pac. He called himself a “recycling engineer”, better known as a junker and collector of antiques.
Survivors include a son, Mark Harris, Rock Island; a daughter; 2 grandchildren; siblings: Phyllis (George) Isaacs, Donna (Robert) Gulley, Mary Johnson, Shirley (Richard) Seals and Edith.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Mabel Harris, Janice, Alberta Fortner, Alice Meyer, James Harris, Larry Harris, Betty Harris and Robert Harris.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.