Tommy Harris died July 16, 2021 in Bend, OR. A funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at O’Hair-Wards Funeral Chapel. Interment will be held at a later date in Keno Cemetery.
Tommy was born on June 4, 1931 in Sacramento, CA to Elmer and Maude Harris who moved from Iowa. He had three siblings - Charles (deceased), Rena (deceased), and Robert who lives in Maine.
He graduated from San Juan High School in 1949 and joined the USAF where he served for 4 years. After returning home, he served in the Air Force Reserves as a Flight Engineer.
Tommy met and married Pat Willson in Carson City, NV on March 30, 1955. They raised four children: Patricia, Susan, Zane and Scott who all reside in Oregon. There are two grand-daughters, Sarah and Connie; two great grandsons, Devin and Soryn.
Tommy was involved in many organizations – BLM, USFS, etc. He was on numerous committees working to protect the environment, and the development of trails and areas that would work for off-highway recreation.
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