Michael Thomas Harris, 55, of Lake Butler, passed away on Monday afternoon, January 27, 2020 at the Shands at University of Florida Hospital after an extended illness. He was born in Adel, Georgia on May 23, 1964 to Bobbie Jean Cloud Harris and the late Jack Thomas Harris. He lived and grew up in Okeechobee, FL, and has made Lake Butler his home since 2006. He was a Heavy Equipment operator and knew how to work just about any piece of equipment, but his favorite was the cranes. He was known as a gifted musician and artists, who could give the best hugs around. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing camping, and when he was younger, competed in rodeos as a bull rider.
He is survived by his mother; Bobbie J. Harris of Lake Butler; brother, Ryan Harris, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Harris will be conducted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in the Old Providence Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Stout officiating. Interment will follow in Hunt Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. (one hour prior to the services) at the church.
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