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1947 Dwayne 2020

Dwayne Edwin Harris

July 7, 1947 — October 13, 2020


Dwayne Edwin Harris, age 73, of Crawfordsville passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. He was born in Crawfordsville on July 7, 1947 to the late Delmar Edwin and Virginia Juliet (Parks) Harris.

Dwayne attended Almo Schools and graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1967. On April 12, 1969, he married Phyllis Elaine Schumann, she preceded him in death on July 14, 1979. He later married Catherine Ann Sarver on February 14, 1981 at Yountsville Community Church. He retired from RR Donnelleys after 41 years. He was a member of Yountsville Community Church where he was very involved. Dwayne was a go getter and a very hard worker. He enjoyed mowing the yard, car races, golf, scuba diving, and canoeing. He loved watching Ninja Warrior, and even joked that if he was younger he would be able to be on the show. He loved people and never knew a stranger. He made sure that everyone was smiling and had a beautiful smile himself.

Dwayne is survived by his wife, a son, Michael Harris; two daughters, Heather Hole and Trinette (Gabriel Thompson) Bush; five grandchildren, Matthew, Chasie, Adrianna, JJ, and Olivia; four great-grandchildren, Bentley, Sylvia, Lincoln, and Sophia; two sisters, Susanna Flint and Georgia; two sisters-in-law; Betty Norman and Beth (Gary) Jeffers; a brother in law, David Sarver; and several nieces and nephews.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jeanne Fry; and a brother, Derald Harris.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 11:00 pm until the time of funeral service at 1:00pm with Pastor Duane Abston officiating. Burial will follow at New Ross Cemetery. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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