Lonnie “Lon” E. Harris


Lonnie “Lon” E. Harris, 86 of Cottage Grove, OR passed away at home on December 12, 2019 from cancer.  Lon was born on June 4, 1933 in Smith River, OR to parents Fred E. and Nellie M. Harris.  Lon graduated from Cottage Grove Union High School.  He married Delsie Mae Roten on November 29, 1959 in Reno, NV.  Lon worked as a mill worker for Rosboro Lumber Company for over 30 years.  He enjoyed logging and getting firewood, raising cattle and watching men and women’s basketball.  Lon is survived by his son, Randall Harris, Ketchikan, AK; daughter and son-in-law, Joni and Scott Wells; son, Mark Harris, Ketchikan, AK; sister, Dorothy Landers-O’Dell, Bonneville, WA; 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  Lon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Delsie Harris in 2012.  A Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove, OR.  Private Family Interment at Taylor Lane Cemetery. 

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