Michael E. "Bones" Harris, Sr. age 75, born and raised on Strawberry Hill, passed away Friday August 4, 2017
at his home after a short illness. Mike was born to Joseph and Ethel (Probst) Harris on December 8 1941 in Kansas City, Kansas. After attending Wyandotte High School, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Monticello. Mike took pride in his 21 years working on the railroad, spending his time with the Chicago Great Western and Chicago Northwestern as a machinist, yardmaster, brakeman and conductor. After retirement he served as a District 1 Board Member for the NCPP in Kansas City, Kansas. Mike enjoyed spending time with his family and being Poppy to his seven grandchildren. His great loves were his family, his trains, his Royals, his Chiefs and his dragster.Mike is preceded in death by his parents and brother Joseph Everett. Mike leaves behind his loving wife of 54 years Kay (Mallon) Harris, his son Michael E.& Anastasia (McCann)Harris Jr, his daughter R. Michaelle & Joe Rehm, and his son George Joseph & Shelia (Wiley) Harris. Seven grandchildren; Alex, Ben, Isaiah, Hunter, Luka, Shianne and Taylor. Siblings; sisters, Vicki (Paul) Leaton, Carol (Tom) Otey, Cindy (Tom) Lewis and brother J.D. Owen (Vicky).
Celebration of Life Services will be held Thursday August 10 from 5:00-7:00pm at Skradski Funeral Home.Inurnment will be at a later date at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SKRADSKI FUNERAL HOME 340 N 6TH ST KANSAS CITY, Kansas 66101-3350