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“I'm very sorry to know of the passing of my Trooper friend Steve. Steve was my training officer at Fort Wayne District 22 in 1970. He as always a...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Art Herrman - Yuma, AZ

“You were always goofey and spoke your true feelings and I loved that about you! Will miss seeing you. Rest In Peace ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Emily Hammond


3 of 11 | Posted by: Diana Harris

“To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Stratton - Leo, IN

“I am sad to learn of the passing of an old friend.Steve and I grew up together so many years ago.He was always upbeat and smiling whenever we met...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Thomas Swihart - Fort Wayne

“I was shocked & saddened to hear the news :-( You were always so kind to me. Glad I got to see you not too long ago when I visited my Dad at the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Holli Jo Armstrong - IN

“We met a long time ago while working together and have remained friends and colleagues since. You were a good friend and someone you could always...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Mike Bolin - Fort Wayne, IN

“Steve we will all miss you. I am certainly blessed to have met and known you. I hope evrevryone you know feels the same way.:} ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Brian Didrick - fort wayne, IN

“Steve was like another father to me. Many many memories hanging out with Steve, watching golf on the porch and cooking out. Going to the casino and...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Andrew Shoemaker - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss you everyday Stevo!Rest In Peace my Brother ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Julie McCammon - Fort Watne, IN

“Another good guy lost way too soon! Steve was a classmate of mine in The ISP Academy in 1965! Over the years I only saw him on few occasions, I...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: James Hollingsworth - Greenfield


Stephen Allen "Steve" Harris, 78, long-time resident of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018. Born March 26, 1940 in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth (Estes) Harris. Steve was a United States Marine Corps veteran and a retired Indiana State Police Officer of 34 years. Steve was a true fan of the Old West and was an avid reader of western novels. He never met a stranger and was always a true friend. He loved to play euchre and poker with his good friends and family.

Steve is survived by his wife Diana "Di" Harris; two sons, Scott (Erin) Harris, Gregg (Martha) Harris; step son, Christopher Smith; grandchildren, Anwen, Zane, and Amelia Harris, Gwendolyn and Luke Harris; brothers and sisters, Mike (Betsy) Harris, John (Betty) Harris, Phil (Monica) Harris, Candy (Robert) Bohlender, Thomas (Barbara) Harris, Timothy (Joanna) Harris, and Julie McCammon; sister-in-law, Sharon Harris; step-daughter, Stephanie Owens; step-grandchildren, Joel, Jessica, Jazmyn, Carrie, and Tiffany; he also leaves behind many nieces and nephews whom he cherished. Grandchildren Anwen, Zane, Gwen, Luke, and Amelia were his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by Suzanne Harris, Charlotte Harris; his brothers, Dr. James Harris, and David Harris; step-children, Stacy Hessman and Shawn McCammon.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. A gathering of friends and family to immediately follow at the American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of Diana Harris. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN.