Saturday, July 16, 2011
Lyle Allan Harris
Mercer Missouri newspaper
July 13 2011
Lyle Allan Harris, son of Brickely William & Mable Irene (Howard) Harris, was born December 4 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri and died July 2 2011 from complications following a stroke.
Lyle graduated from Butler High, joined the Air Force, and was stationed in Japan. He arrived in Columbia Missouri to complete a graduate degree in Community Development and developed a life long love of the Columbia community. He lived three years in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Lyle came to Springfield, Missouri area where he continued sharing his passions for music, libraries, and good food, until the very end. Lyle was a well known jazz guitarist.
He is missed by his wife, Lucinda Dailey, of Ozark, Missouri; his son Nathan Harris, Colorado Springs, Colorado; his mother of Butler, Missouri; and his sister, Regena Rook, Lee's Summit, Missouri.
In memoriam, we ask you to support your local library, eat a bagel, and look up at the clouds. Lyle will be missed by many.
Memorial services will be planned for a later date.