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DIXMONT – Roland C. Harris, Sr., 60, died February 19, 2007 at a Bangor hospital. He was born June 8, 1946 at Newport a son of Clarence and Lizzie (Morse) Harris. He was a long haul truck driver and long haul wrecker operator for Carlen Transport in Bangor at the time of his death.

Roland is survived by his wife Rosemary (Wiswell) of Dixmont; a sister, Althea Schmidt of Athens, TX; son Roland Harris, Jr. and wife Lisa of Ashland, daughter Cheryl “Missy” Whitney and husband Tim of Patten; grandchildren, Sara and Steven Whitney of Patten, Brittany, Briana and Brooke Harris of Ashland; stepson Kevin Dorr and wife Cindy of Meadville, PA; step grandchildren Erica Badger of Searsport and Taylor Dorr of Meadville, PA; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; as well as his constant companions, Rusty the cat and Katie the dog; special friends, Pete and Elaine Johnson and Juanita Mitchell; and all his trucking family at Carlen Transport.

Roland was predeceased by his parents, and brothers, Donald and Gene Harris.

Funeral services will be held 1 PM Thursday, February 22nd, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, ME 04953. Friends may call from 11 AM until the time of service. Spring burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Carmel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses, c/o the funeral home.

Those who wish may sign an on-line guestbook at

DIXMONT - Graveside committal services for Roland C. Harris, Sr., who died February 19, 2007 will be held 11 AM, Saturday, May 19th at Highland Cemetery, Carmel. Following the committal, the family invites those attending to the Harris residence in Dixmont for a cook-out. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.

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