Robert A. Harris
A Loving Father and Grandfather
Robert A. Harris, 66, of Lebanon, Ore. passed away October 29, 2015. He was born May 27, 1949 in Cottage Grove, Ore. to Eugene and Iris Harris and was raised by his stepfather, Dell Roberts.
Robert graduated from Grants Pass High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked for the Veteran’s Administration Hospital as the chief of the warehouse for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching football, listening to music (especially classic country), golfing, playing cards, and spending time with his family.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Tammy Altishin (Andy) of Corvallis, Ore.; daughter, Mandy Kauffman (Ben) of Albany, Ore.; grandsons, A.J. and Jace Altishin; granddaughters, Lexy and Kaylyn Kauffman; brother, Jim Harris (Debbie) of Hermiston, Ore.
A private family funeral was held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove, Ore. followed by interment at Taylor-Lane Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Ore.