Donald A. Harris

December 15, 1927 - October 16, 2016

Donald A. Harris, 88, of Ft. Myers Beach, FL died Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Life Center of Estero, Estero, FL.

Donald was born December 15, 1927, in Clinton, IL the son of Abram and Mae (Cahill) Harris. He married Carolyn Watkins, in Decatur, IL on July 30, 1950. She survives.

Donald was a World War II Veteran and farmed in the Clinton, IL and Maroa, IL area with his son, Rick. He enjoyed watching the sunsets over Ft Myers Beach, FL with his “beach friends”, riding his bike and spending time with his only grandchild, Molly.

Also surviving are his daughter and son; Beverly Poff and husband, Stanley of Argenta, IL and Rick Harris and wife, Cyndi of Maroa, IL. He also dearly loved his one granddaughter, Molly Mackenzie Harris of Washington DC; a sister, Wilma Stapleton of Bloomington, IL and one nephew, Steve Stapleton and wife Debbie, of Clinton, IL survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

No memorial service is scheduled at this time.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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