Donnie Harris

Donnie Harris, 55, of Morrisonville, IL, passed away at 8:08 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019 at his residence.
Donnie was born April 3, 1964 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Joseph E. and Loretta (Scott) Harris.  He graduated from Morrisonville High School in 1982, and worked for Sorrell’s Elevator in Raymond for 5 years.  He then went to work in the family business with his dad, Harris Tree Service until his retirement.  Donnie lived life to the fullest, having fun with everything he did.  In his younger days, he loved to mud in the “Blue Mule” and “Bad Attitude”, as well as boating on Lake Taylorville and at Lake of the Ozarks.  Donnie was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals and professional wrestling fan.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Billy Joe Harris.

Donnie is survived by his sisters, Diane (Pat) Kane and Marietta (Gary) Dunkirk, both of Morrisonville, IL; nephew, Dereke (Chelsea) Dunkirk of Morrisonville, IL; nieces, Ashley Dunkirk (Rhett) Niewinski of Minneola, FL, and Courtney Kane (Jake) DeClerck of Taylorville, IL; great nieces and great nephews, Adelaide, Gentry, Rigby, Joscelyn, Kohen, Gunnar, Gage, Zoe, and Tinsley; 4 aunts; and several cousins.

Visitation & Prayer Service: The family will receive guests from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546.  The visitation will begin with a prayer service.

Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 at St. Maurice Catholic Church, 706 SE 4th St., Morrisonville, IL 62546 with the Very Rev. Albert Allen, V.F. celebrant.

Interment will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery in Morrisonville.  

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Legion Post 721, 607 Ricks St., Morrisonville, IL 62546.  Food donations may be brought to the American Legion Post 721 on Monday.

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