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Richard W. Harris

May 22, 1945 – July 2, 2021

Richard W. Harris, 76, of Leesburg, Fla., died July 2, 2021, at UF Health Leesburg Hospital. He was born in Altoona, the son of Wilbur and Eleanor (Schofield) Harris.

He is survived by his wife, Helen of Leesburg, Fla.; son, Todd and his wife, Julia of Miami, Fla.; and son, Robb and his wife, Kate of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren: Zachery Harris and Haley Harris of Florida, Brianna Conrad and her husband, Adrian, Jordon Harris, Nate Taylor and Charlie Taylor, all in Pennsylvania. Also surviving are three sisters: Leann Nearhoof, Diane Geesey and Cindy Webster; and many nieces and nephews.

Richard was predeceased by both parents; and a sister, Joann Davis.

He was of the Methodist Faith.

Richard graduated from Altoona High School in 1963 and furthered his studies at Penn State and Ryder College.

He loved living in Florida with the ability to play golf, fish and swim almost every day.

Richard had the ability to make friends everywhere and is immensely missed by all family and friends.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no service. His remains will be scattered in Lake Harris at the convenience of the family.