Robert Kenneth Harris, 98, of Englewood, Fla., passed away peacefully Friday, May 23, 2014.
He was born July 16, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio, and came to Englewood 38 years ago from Mentor, Ohio.
Robert was a firefighter for 35 years, retiring as Fire Chief of East Cleveland, Ohio, and was also a registered public accountant in Ohio. He was a member of Englewood Elks Lodge 2378 and Englewood Moose Lodge 1933.
Robert is survived by two sons, James R. (Barbara) of Perrysburg, Ohio, and John M. of Arlington, Va.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. His daughter, Donna D. Pounds of Maple Heights, Ohio, also survived him, but passed away shortly afterward on June 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Adele Clara (nee Miller) June 26, 2012, after 73 years of marriage.
There will be no services.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society, Sarasota Chapter, Sarasota, Fla.