GIBSON CITY — Loran A. Harris, 75, of Gibson City, died at 3:23 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019, at the McLean County Nursing Home in Normal surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Private burial will be at a later date.

Mr. Harris was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Bloomington, a son of Otis and Marie (Blake) Harris. He married Mary Ann Maubach on April 23, 1966, in Ft. Knox, Ky. She survives in Gibson City.

Also surviving are his children, Kelly Harris of Elliott and Karla (Jesse) Southern of Saybrook; a grandson, Kaleb Southern; and two sisters, Sharon Fowler and Mary (John) Kerz, both of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Bernadine Lundstrom.

Mr. Harris was a mechanic for the Illinois Central Railroad for more than 27 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of I&I Tractor Club and the Two-Cylinder John Deere Tractor Club.

Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.