Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Obituary - Ronald E. Harris

Ronald E. Harris, 86 of the Drexel, LaCygne, Adrian, and Louisburg areas for many years passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Vintage Park in Louisburg, Kansas. 

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009). A visitation will be held prior to the service, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday, also at the funeral home. 

Burial will follow services in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Drexel Senior Meals or Crossroads Hospice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Ron, as he was known, was born November 18, 1932 in Ashland, Oregon to Samuel Newell and Maudie M. Ruble Harris.

Ron retired in December 1990 from General Motors Local 93 at the Leeds Plant after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Drexel Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching all sports, traveling, and especially talking about all his travels and the things he has done.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Donald, Delbert D., and Larry A., three sisters, Donna Harris, Leota Gordon, and Carol Abbott.

He is survived by his wife Lila M. Harris of the home in Louisburg, KS., two daughters, Mary M. Wilson and Bill Jones of Drexel, MO., and Martha M. Johnson of DeSoto, KS., a son Mark Harris and wife Sheila of Drexel, MO., 5 grandchildren, David Johnson and wife Jessica, Bradley Johnson, Christy Johnson, and Lucas and Kyla Harris, one great-grandchild Liam Quinn Johnson, along with many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.