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Charles Harris

July 23, 1938 — November 3, 2021

Charles William Harris (Chuck) was born in Spring Grove, Minnesota on July 23, 1938 to Arlen Leonard Harris & Bernice Tolvida Hermanson. Within a short time, they moved to Livingston, Montana where he was raised the second of 7 brothers and sisters.

He attended school in Livingston going to Park County High School where he excelled in sports. He lettered in Football, Track & Basketball which he loved. In Montana he was known as "Chub". He graduated from Park County High with the class of '57. He was offered several scholarships.

Chuck joined the U.S. Army Reserves and was sent to Fort Ord California, Fort Lewis Washington and the Yakima Firing Center.

He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad as a Locomotive Fireman. In his words the most fun job he ever had.

Chuck married Sharon Bridgewater, together they had two children Mark William Harris and Stephanie Jo Harris Robertson; they later divorced. He married Lynn Jacoby, they had one son Jeffrey Richard Harris, they too divorced. He then married Susan Moore and they had two daughters, Pamela Susan Harris Downard and Amy Dawn Harris Fuller; they also divorced.

He came to Emery County with the Pacificorp Power Plant where he worked with the traveling coal crew in the coal yard and then as Hunter's Warehouse Supervisor. He was let go from Pacificorp with many other Supervisors. He returned to college to continue his education. He activated his former education and worked at Castleview Hospital stress unit. Then became Case Manager for Four Corners Mental Health; working in the Dual Diagnosis Department. He did significant Training in the Neuro-Linguistic Programming, achieving the rank of Master.

He married Deanna Robertson Harris on December 10, 1988. They were sealed for Time & Eternity on March 7, 1998 at the Manti Temple. They worked together in NLP and started a business "The Other Choice". With this marriage they became a very large family.

They put a manufactured home in Orangeville and he made the yard a showpiece. He loved taking care of his home. He loved the people of Orangeville and the place. They spent 12 winters in Quartzsite, Arizona making numerous friends. He passed away November 3, 2021 at 4:11 a.m.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Sherrie Harris Tonneson (Richard), sister-in-law Esta Harris (Erlynn), daughter Stephanie Jo Harris Robertson (Kelly), son Mark William Harris (Gloria). son Jeffrey Richard Harris and brother-in-law Bill Waters (Bonnie).

He leaves behind his wife Deanna Robertson Harris, daughters Pamela Susan Harris Downard and Amy Dawn Harris Fuller (Zach). He leaves his stepchildren which he considered his own: Don Gardner (Stephanie), Renae Fillmore (Dee), Clark Gardner (Suzzie) and Jeff Gardner (Becky). A very special grandson Buck Taylor; brothers Erlynn, Denny and David Harris; sisters Bonnie Waters and Peggy Nardella (Jerry) all of Montana. Also 41 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren; and 19 (+4 on the way) great, great grandchildren.

Fly with the Angels My Love!

A viewing will be held Friday, November 12, 2021 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Fausett Mortuary, 720 North Center St, Castle Dale, Utah. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 11:00 am with a viewing from 10:00 - 10:45 am at Orangeville 2nd Ward Chapel, 45 West 100 South, Orangeville, Utah. Live-streaming of the funeral service will be available on Fausett Mortuary Facebook page. Interment will follow in the Orangeville Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

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