Dallas E. Harris 71 of Clinton, Illinois passed 1:30 PM December 7, 2017, at his family residence, Clinton, IL.
Graveside services will be 10 A.M. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Cody Monkman officiating, military honors will follow. A Celebration of Life at the Eagles Lodge will be at a later date. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to the ALS Association or Second Chance Pet Adoption.
Dallas was born October 28, 1946, in Clinton, IL the son of Reo and Ruby (Smith) Harris. He married Betsy A. West March 21, 1970, in Anna, IL.
Survivors include his wife: Betsy A. Harris, Clinton, IL; sons: Bret (Sherrie) Harris, Clinton, IL, Bart Harris, Clinton, IL; grandchildren: Allie and Livie Sanders, Braden and Trevor Harris; great-grandson: Rylan Sanders; brother: Duane “Arkie” Harris, Clinton, IL; brother-in-law: Andy (Veronica) West, Marion, IL, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Donna Cox and brother-in-law: Jim West.
Dallas retired from the Dept. of Natural Resources after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and avid Cardinal fan. He became a member of the Eagles Lodge in 1974, attaining the status of Golden Eagle. He was a former commissioner of finance for the Clinton City Council. He loved his dogs, Bella the Queen and Toby.