Mark Harris


Mark Anthony Harris was born Feb. 13, 1961, in Bryan, and died on Aug. 2, 2018, in Austin, at the age of 57 years. He was one of nine children born to Otto and Elisabeth Harris. Mark was raised in North Zulch and is a graduate of North Zulch High School.

Mark spent his entire life working construction as a heavy equipment operator, and he was known to be one of the best blade operators around. He traveled around the world as a heavy equipment operator, putting in a lot of hours on the job. Mark was a lifelong resident of North Zulch.

Mark will be remembered most for his heart of gold and generous personality. He would have given the shirt off of his back to help someone if he was asked to do so.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Otto Harris. Survivors include his mother, Elisabeth Harris of North Zulch; six brothers, Terry Harris (Tammy) of Bailey, Colo., Eric Harris (Zina) of Bryan, Charles Harris (Donna) of College Station, Steven Harris (Carla) of Edge, and Ernest Harris and George Harris, both of North Zulch; two sisters, Mathilda Musgrove (Roy) of Conroe and Lynn Harris (Travis Bosquez) of Bryan; as well as, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services for Mark were held Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. The Rev. Glenn Connor officiated the service, and interment followed in the Wealthy Cemetery.

Pallbearers were G.W. Berry, Michael “Mike” Carroll, Doug Duesterhoft, Ty Harris, Robbie May, Kenny McWhorter, James Spencer and Walter Whitfield.

Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was entrusted with arrangements.