Breckenridge Texan

Michael J. Harris, Jr.

Michael J. Harris, Jr.
May 17
10:56 2020

Michael Joe Harris, Jr., 54, of Breckenridge, passed away on May 14, 2020, in Lawton, Oklahoma. Michael’s memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2020, at the Melton-Kitchens Chapel with Pastor Mike Spencer of Denton Bible Church officiating the service. The memorial service will be open to anyone that would like to attend.

Michael Joe Harris, Jr. was born May 5, 1966, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to parents Michael and Linda Harris. He graduated Breckenridge High School in 1984. After high school, he went to work in the oilfield as a pumper. Michael worked for BJ Oilfield, PETEX, and BASA throughout his working career. Through mutual friends, Michael met Katrina, they both took instantly to a strong liking to each other. Katrina immediately loved his piercing blue eyes. The couple was married in July of 1985 in Breckenridge. Over the course of their marriage the family grew to three children: Jessica, Kaleb and Taylor.

Michael loved to saltwater fish in Port Aransas once a year and enjoyed his many exotic hunts. He especially loved Hubbard Creek Lake, his hometown lake, and enjoying a cold beer while there. He loved the time he spent with his grandbabies, and they loved the time with him.

Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Cummings Harris; grandparents, Joe and Marilynn Harris; brother, Tracy Harris; and father-in-law, James McCullough.

Michael is survived by a wife, Katrina Harris; father, Mike Harris; daughter, Jessica Lancaster and husband, Jordan; sons, Kaleb Harris and girlfriend Raiann, and Taylor Harris and wife Monica; mother-in-law, Vaneta McCullough; sisters-in-law, Sabrina McCullough and Kim Best; brother-in-law, Jeff McCullough; sister, Leslie Boyce; grandchildren, Emrie, Jemma, Aiden, Olivia, Sophie, and one on the way; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials can be made in Michael’s name to the Jimmy McCullough Scholarship Fund and the local Breckenridge Meals on Wheels. Those memorials can be left at the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home office. Condolences can be made online at

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