Dennis "Denny" K. Harris passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the age of 71 years peacefully at his home, with his friends by his side. He was born May 1, 1948 at home one mile east and one mile north of Blue Mound, Kansas in a four room house without plumbing or electricity. He was the son of Warren K. and Julia Mary Gotheridge Harris. Denny attended Blue Mound Elementary and High School, graduating in 1966. He then attended Pittsburg State University receiving his Bachelor''s Degree in 1970. He was united in marriage to Linda Church in Lone Elm, Kansas. They later divorced. To this union, one daughter Angela K. Terry was born. He raised lots of livestock and was employed by the State of Kansas. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Consistory, and the Blue Mound United Methodist Church. Denny was an avid collector of toy tractors and implements and enjoyed his extensive collection. Denny was the type of person that tried to attend to his own affairs and not get involved in others business, but to be there to listen and help as needed. He always tried to manage and invest his money wisely and attempted to always make every dollar count. He was preceded in death by his father, Warren K. Harris in 2011, his mother, Julia Mary Harris in 2017, his sister, Jackie Norris in 2015 and grandson, Jaden Terry in 2001. Denny is survived by his daughter, Angela Kay Terry; two grandsons, Brandon and wife Aubrey, and Austin; granddaughter, Jenna Terry; and long time neighbor and companion, Donna Miller. Denny will be missed by family and friends.
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Funeral service will be held 10 am Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Blue Mound United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound. Contributions are suggested to Blue Mound Cemetery Fund or the Shrine Transportation Fund, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kansas 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.