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Shawn Michael Harris

November 12, 1973 – July 14, 2021

Shawn Michael Harris, 47, of Morrisonville, Ill., formerly of Taylorville, Ill., passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

He was born November 12, 1973 in Springfield, the son of Don and Cherilyn (née Harvell) Harris. He graduated from Taylorville High School with the Class of 1991.

Shawn is survived by his father and step-mother, Don and Terri Harris of Bonita Springs, Fla.; mother, Cherilyn Mundhenke of Morrisonville, Ill., step-sister, Dawn Dewey of North Carolina; uncle, Robert Harris of Orlando, Fla., aunts: Christine Harvell Manzi of Henderson, Nev., Melissa (Mark) Randolph of Pueblo, Colo., Kathleen Harvell-Hemmer of Blodgett, Ore. and Karen Harvell of Taylorville, Ill., many cousins and other extended family.

Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home in Springfield will be handling arrangements. Shawn’s final wishes will be honored with cremation and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.


  1. Joy Boyd on July 17, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    No words can describe the loss of a child. Deepest sympathy to you, CJ and all the family. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Mary McCall on July 18, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    I am so very sorry to hear about Shawn’s passing. He spent a lot of time with us.Garry always considered him a friend. 🙏 RIP Shawn

  3. Sheryl & Jordan Podeschi on July 21, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to Cherilyn and all family. Our Prayers are with you.

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