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Robert 'Bobby' Phil Harris Sr.

April 26, 1955 — August 13, 2020

Robert 'Bobby' Phil Harris Sr.

Robert "Bobby" Harris Sr., 65 years, of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. 

Bob Harris was born April 26, 1955 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Luke Beatty Harris and Geraldine Gayle Kent. He attended Haskell Indian Nation University. He enjoyed watching football and baseball and played fast-pitched softball. Bob was known as a die-hard OU fan. Robert worked and retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He enjoyed watching all his grandchildren playing sports and being active as their #1 fan.

Robert is survived by: daughter, Leah Bighorse; son, Robert Harris Jr.; grandsons, John Star Bighorse Jr. and Titan Blackbird Harris; granddaughters, Jaycie Bighorse, Lilly Harris, Madison Bighorse, Jacklynn Bighorse, and Adelyn Harris; sisters, Janice Oliver and Nina Smith.

Robert was preceded in death by: mother, Geraldine Kent; father, Luke Harris; sister, Connie Harris; brother, Luke Harris.

Memorial contributions may be made to/in lieu of flowers: Pawhuska Youth Sports.

Visitation for Bobby will be Friday, August 14 - Monday, August 17 at Gray Horse Community Center. Services will be at 10:30AM at the Gray Horse Community Building with Rock Pipestem and Mark Formby officiating. Pallbearers will be: Joe Cheshewalla, Joe Hutchinson, Tommy Hand, Tom Patterson, Teddy Tyner, Luke Tyner, John Bighorse Sr., John Bighorse Jr.. Honorary bearers will be: Lance Conley, Anthony Cass, Mark Hendricks, Ronnie Bible. Burial will be at 3:00PM at the Otoe-Missouria Cemetery in Red Rock, Oklahoma. 

Powell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences and memories may be left in the guestbook at 


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