Dallas E. Harris


CLINTON — Dallas E. Harris, 71, of Clinton, passed away at 1:30 p.m. on December 7, 2017, at his family residence, Clinton.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, with Cody Monkman officiating; military honors will follow. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Eagles Lodge. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the ALS Association or Second Chance Pet Adoption.

Dallas was born on October 28, 1946, in Clinton, the son of Reo and Ruby (Smith) Harris. He married Betsy A. West on March 21, 1970, in Anna, Ill.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy A. Harris, Clinton; sons, Bret (Sherrie) Harris, Clinton; Bart Harris, Clinton; grandchildren, Allie and Livie Sanders, Braden and Trevor Harris; great-grandson, Rylan Sanders; brother, Duane “Arkie” Harris, Clinton; brother-in-law, Andy (Veronica) West, Marion, Ill., along with numerous nieces and nephews.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Donna Cox and brother-in-law, Jim West.

Dallas retired from the Dept. of Natural Resources after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran and avid Cardinals fan. He became a member of the Eagles Lodge in 1974, attaining the status of Golden Eagle. He was a former commissioner of finance for the Clinton City Council.  He loved his dogs, Bella the Queen and Toby.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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