Robert H. Harris, 83, died peacefully at his Riverside home on Feb. 21, 2020.

Mr. Harris was a Riverside resident of 58 years, and he spent his career as a chemist in the food industry. He was a classic movie and World War II buff, who also enjoyed fishing excursions to Canada, and especially loved the time he spent with his grandchildren.

He was the husband of Carolyn Lekovish Harris; the son of late mother and stepfather Mae and Paul Johnson, and late father and stepmother Lee and Vera Harris; the father of Johanna (Daniel O’Shea) Harris and Robin (Saul Modestas) Harris; the grandfather of Daniel and Grace O’Shea and Milo Modestas; the brother of Richard (Betsy) Harris; and the uncle of Jay, Sue, Danielle, and Marla. 

Visitation is on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 10:30 a.m. at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, 80 E. Burlington St., Riverside. Interment is at Clarendon Hills Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Lung Association at