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William "Bill" Edward Harris 1938 - 2019

William "Bill" Edward Harris, 80, of Springfield, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 23, 1938, in Springfield, the second son of Frank and Margaret Sullivan Harris. He married Carolyn Siegmund on Oct 2, 1971, in Union, Missouri.

He was in private law practice in Sangamon and neighboring counties. He received his bachelor’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his J.D. at the University of Tennessee. He retired in 2004.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Frank, Jake, and Mike Harris.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; siblings, Charles (Mary Lou) Harris of Buffalo and Robert (Margaret) Harris of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

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