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Danny Paul“DP” Harris, 1954–2023

Thursday, June 29, 2023
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Danny Paul “DP” Harris passed away June 20, 2023 at the age of 68. DP was born in Spur, Texas, on December 18, 1954 to Charlie Paul Harris and Teddye Epley Harris Templeton.

Danny grew up in Spur and moved to Jud his senior year, graduating from Rochester High School in 1973. After graduation he worked in the oilfield for a short time and then moved to the panhandle where he worked for Southwestern Public Service building substations. In 1979 he returned to Jud where he farmed until 1993 when he began working as a marine seismic observer andretiredfromCGGVeritas in 2015. On June 22, 2001 he married Jan Hawkins in Jud, Texas.

DP loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed fishing and hunting quail and dove. Some of his fondest memories were deep sea fishing trips with family and friends.

Danny was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Paul Harris of Spur, Texas, and his mother Teddye LaRue Epley Templeton and stepfather Jessie Templeton of Rochester, Texas; and uncle David Epley of Jud, Texas.

Danny is survived by his wife, Jan, of Old Glory, Texas; daughters Teddye Sue and husband Tres Myers of Aspermont, Texas, Sara and husband Kevin Kafer of Abilene, Texas, Cassie and husband Brett Bart of Fountain Hills, Arizona, and Amy and husband Jodey Clark of Palava; and sister Tammy and husband Tony Adkins of Haskell, Texas.