Harris R. Ebert

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Harris R. Ebert

January 22, 1942 - July 30, 2018

Harris R. Ebert Harris R. Ebert, 76, of Inverness, Florida, and formerly of Elwood, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, surrounded by his family at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis following a very sudden illness on July 4.
He was born Jan. 22, 1942, in Elwood, the son of Raymond W. and Hilda A. (Tulowitzky) Ebert. Harris worked at Guide Lamp division of General Motors (and Delphi) in Anderson as a tool and die maker for 36 years and retired in 1999.
He was a 1960 graduate of Frankton High School, and went on to General Motors Apprenticeship School for four years for extensive training. He married Ursula R. "Sissy" Kraft on June 18, 1993, and they shared over 19 years of marriage together until her passing in 2013.
Harris was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed playing baseball and softball throughout his life. He also formerly coached Babe Ruth Baseball. He especially enjoyed music, playing his guitar with family and friends, riding motorcycles, and sports cars. Harris truly enjoyed traveling to Germany on many occasions with Sissy to visit her family. More than anything, Harris loved all his family and truly enjoyed his life - living every day to the fullest.
Harris' family includes son, Duncan Ebert (girlfriend, Ursula) of Summitville; two daughters, Alisha (husband, James) Carter of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, and Christina Durbin of Fishers; former wife and fiancee, Suellen Warfel of Anderson; brother, Leon (wife, Carol) Ebert of Frankton; seven grandchildren, Ashley Bush, Zack Bush, Crystalyn Bush, Drake Durbin, Quinn Durbin, Jessica Ebert, and David James Grant; six great-grandchildren, Trenton, Briison, Preston, Cory, Anthony, and Rylee; and several nieces and nephews.
Harris was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Eldon Ebert; and wife, Ursula R. "Sissy" Ebert in 2013.
A funeral service celebrating Harris' life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Art Jaggard of the First Baptist Church in Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Elwood City Cemetery in Elwood.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to First Baptist Church of Anderson or American Heart Association - through the funeral home.
Online expressions of condolence may be made at copherfeslermay.com.
Published on August 2, 2018
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Sunday August 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home

415 South Anderson Street, Elwood, IN, USA

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Monday August 06, 2018

11:00 AM

Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home

415 South Anderson Street, Elwood, IN, USA

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