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Leonard F. 'Frank' Harris Jr.

Published: Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 2:43 p.m. CDT
Leonard F. 'Frank' Harris Jr.

STERLING – Leonard F. “Frank” Harris Jr., 40, of Sterling, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home.

He was born Aug. 13, 1973, in Centralia, the son of Victoria Leone (Fortune) and Leonard Franklin Harris Sr. He had been employed by the city of Rock Falls for 15 years. Frank had a passion for working on cars and motorcycles, as well as riding his Harley. He enjoyed playing darts, pool and reading. He was a compassionate animal lover. Frank cherished spending quality time with his daughter, Victoria.

Surviving is his daughter, Victoria; his mother, Victoria (Mark) Siperly of Galt; his sisters, Jennifer Lench of Rock Falls, Nicole Harris of Sterling and Kathy Gayle Harris of Tennessee; his brothers, Ed Pashon of Morrison, Jerry Jones of Sumner, and Jason Harris of Rock Falls; and Leonard’s companion, Sandy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Franklin Harris Sr.; his brothers, Ronald Siperly and Dennis Harris; and his sister, Juanita, in infancy.

A gathering of friends and family be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and a memorial service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1002 12th Ave., Rock Falls, with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. 

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