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Robert Harris

Date of Death: 05-09-2024
Interred: Mecca Cemetery
Funeral Service : 05-17-2024

Robert Harris

Robert Daniel Harris, of Plattsburg, MO, formerly of Louisville, KY passed away on May 9, 2024.

He was born on April 6, 1943 to Irving Moses and Katie Marie (Tapp) Harris in Plattsburg, MO. Robert grew up in Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School. He attended Culver-Stockton College and then served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge he obtained his bachelor’s degree in music at the University of Louisville, and later received his master’s in education. Robert was a music teacher for 26 years at Valley High in Louisville, KY. He also taught music at Bogard College in Louisville.

Robert was a member of the Christian Church in Plattsburg. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Harold Harris, and half- sister Rhonda Evans; great-nephew, Darius Burnside.

Robert is survived by his sister, Marsha Harris; half-brother, Ronnie (Debra) Evans; niece, Bridgett Murphy; nephew, Floyd Daniel Harris; great-nieces and great-nephew, Zach, Temper, and Brittany; numerous cousins and other relatives.

Visitation: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 17th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home in Smithville, MO.

Graveside Service following the visitation at 12:30 p.m. at Mecca Cemetery.