Howard Wayne Harris
May 1, 1927 - October 15, 2008
Howard Wayne Harris, 81, of Chandler and formerly of Payson and Overgaard, died Oct. 15, 2008 at Dobson House in Chandler. He was born May 1, 1927 in Greencastle, Ind. to Kenneth and Ethel Harris.
In 1977, Mr. Harris moved to Arizona from Michigan.
He lived in Payson for five years and was a summer resident of Overgaard for five years, making his home in Pinecrest Lakes.
Mr. Harris was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Navy.
He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Diane of Chandler; sons, Bradley of Honolulu, Hawaii and David of Phoenix; and two grandchildren, Phillip and Michelle.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Dayspring United Methodist Church, 1365 E. Elliot Road in Tempe.
Inurnment will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 6 at The Columbarium at Red Mountain United Methodist Church, 2936 N. Power Road in Mesa.
Arrangements are being handled by Bueler Mortuary.