The 3rd of 5 children of Charles Harris (a bricklayer) and Lillie Bixler (a seamstress), Charles Harris, the fourth cousin twice-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on 19 May 19041,2.
He was married twice, to Angeline Barrand (on 26 Apr 1926 in Allen, Indiana, USA) and Ruth Garleta (on 19 May 1962 in Pleasant Lake, Steuben, Indiana, following the death of Angeline Barrand in 1960)3. He has 3 surviving children, all with Angeline Barrand: Jack R, Ralph Eugene and Arlene J.
During his life, he was living at his birthplace on 1 Apr 19305 and on 1 Apr 19404.
He died on 18 Feb 1977 at Fort Myers Community Hospital, Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, USA1 (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 20 February 1977: Word has been received of the death of Charles F. Harris, 72, of 2717 Lynn Ave. He died at the Fort Myers (Fla.) Community Hospital after a two week illness. Mr. Harris was a native of Fort Wayne, and had lived here most of his life. He retired from International Harvester Co. in 1965 after 31 years' service. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two sons, Jack R., Grabill and Ralph E., Yoder; one daughter, Mrs. Arlene J. Gevara, Fort Wayne and one sister, Mrs. Alice Duncan, Englewood, Fla. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at D. O. McComb & sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, with calling from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery) and is buried at Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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