Johnnie Ray Harris
1940 - 2012
Johnnie Ray Harris, 72, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 2, 2012 in Golden, Colo. He was born Jan. 10, 1940 in Oklahoma, to Laurence Harris and Florence Wyatt. He was one of six siblings. On June 5, 1976 he married Janice Shafer Harris in Denver, Colo.
He served in the United States Air Force in the 1960s. After his discharge, he worked as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and motorcycle riding. He raced cars when he was younger.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Harris of Payson; his children from a previous marriage, Pam DeShields of Golden, Colo. and Michael Harris of Flagstaff; three grandchildren; brother, D.R. Harris of San Francisco; sisters, Emma Prest of Golden, Colo. and Kay Seuferer, of Chariton, Iowa.
Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his parents, Laurence Harris and Florence Wyatt; brother, Everett Harris; and sister, Lillie Heart.
A service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho Rd.