Danny Edward Harris passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021 in Ocala, FL. He lost the battle due to complications from COVID, at the age of 60. Danny was born on March 26, 1961 to Edward and Christine Harris in Franklin, Georgia. He was the youngest of five children. He was in Newnan High School’s graduating class of 1979.
He married his wife of 35 years, Melissa, in 1986. He was a loving father to their three children. He loved to pull elaborate pranks on the kids especially at Halloween. He was also a hard worker and an entrepreneur. He owned and operated his own mechanic shop, in Senoia, GA, in the late 90’s and ran it for about 15 years. He moved to Florida in 2008 where he worked as a service technician for Crystal Springs Water Company in Ocala, FL. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid outdoorsman that loved riding his motorcycle, fishing, camping, and fiddling around in the yard.
Danny is survived by his wife, Melissa; daughters, Chastity Harris (Casey) and Rebecca (Chad) Lambert and son, Chad Harris (Desiree); grandchildren, Loralye, Emily, Lauryn, Lea, Haley, Bentley, Cheyenne; sisters, Shirley (Sammy) Barge, Annell Steele, Martha (Lewis) Hudson and along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Christine Harris, brother, Donald “Donny” Harris and grandson, Lane.
A viewing will be held from 2-4 pm followed by a celebration of life on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society, 11250 SW 93rd Court, Suite 300, Ocala, FL 34481. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial donations be made in his honor to The Wounded Warrior Project (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
11250 SW 93rd CT. Rd Ste. 300 Ocala, FL 34481