Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Born: 8/25/1932

Died: 11/19/2012

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Richard A. Harris, 80, passed away on Nov. 19, 2012, in Yuba City, Calif., with his wife of 55 years by his side. He was born on Aug. 25, 1932, in McClain. He graduated from Marysville High School and attended Yuba College. He courageously served his country in the United States Army as a sergeant during the Korean War. After that was, he became a retail milk delivery driver for Carnation Creamery. Later he worked for the Crystal Cream and Butter Company and had many very grateful customers. After 20 years in the milk business, he worked as real estate sales professional in the Yuba –Sutter area for 10 years. Richard finished his working career as a dedicated rural route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Live Oak, retiring in 2000. Richard was a man respected by everyone who knew him. His family will miss him tremendously

He was preceded in death by his parents, Logan and Glossie Harris, and his siblings, Logan and Joann. Survivors include his wife, Claudia; sons, Richard, Mark and Greg; sisters, Rose Ricketts, Sue McCaslin and Wanda Carter; and brothers, David, Bill and Glen Harris