Robert “Bob the Butcher” Harris

July 25, 1938 – Aug. 20, 2018

Bob went home to be with the Lord, Monday, August 20, 2018. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday.

He was born in Bristow, Okla., on July 25, 1938, and moved shortly after his birth to Modesto, Calif., where he was raised.

Bob was in the meat business for over 55 years. He moved to Kernville in 1995 from Santa Clarita Valley where he owned Bob’s Country Meats. He worked at James Market in Kernville and McNally’s Steak House until his retirement where he then “worked” on fishing with his fishing buddies.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Harris, his mother, Mattie Harris, and his brother, Cecil Ray Harris.

Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Linnie; his daughter, Mellanni, and her husband, Bruce Loughrey; his daughter, Karine Wike, and his nephew Randy Harris, wife Celeste, their daughter Jennifer and son Sean.

A graveside service is to be held on Friday, September 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Kern River Valley Cemetery in Wofford Heights, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Bob’s name be made to:
Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital
PO Box 50
Memphis, TN 38101-9929
Robert L. Harris