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Jeffrey Harris

Jeffrey Carroll Harris

Tuesday, December 4th, 1956 - Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Obituary

Jeffrey Carroll Harris who was loved much went home to be with the one who loved him even more on Saturday, January 11, 2020. He was a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jeff was 63 years old; born December 4, 1956 in Baton Rouge.He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Karen Poole Harris, four wonderful children who he loved dearly and were his pride and joy. One daughter, Alexandra Harris, three sons, Jason, Nicholas, and Timothy Harris. Also, by his dear family, parents Berlin Carroll, Jr. and Diana Uggen Harris; brother, Scott and his wife, Lisa Harris; sister, Karen and her husband, James Jewell. Sisters-in-law, Debbie Smith, Shirley and her husband, Stacy Alford. And his dear mother-in-law, Jewel Mae Poole. And many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his dear grandparents, Berlin Carroll Harris, Sr. and Viola Dawson Harris; Donald Stuart Uggen, Sr. and Leah Norden Uggen, father-in-law, Frank Dale Poole, and brothers-in-laws, Frank Keith Poole, and Jacob Eugene Smith. Pallbearers will be, Joshua Smith, Ryan Harris, Zachary Harris, Luke Harris, Jacob Alford, Davis Alford, Dylan Alford, and Thomas Forrester. He loved to be outdoors enjoying God’s creation, especially fishing the many waterways of his favorite spots down by Barataria Bay in Lafitte. He loved watching his boys play ball, and his girl doing her dance and flag things. Loved LSU sports. And he loved Jesus. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to all the friends, family, and medical staff and caregivers who showed them love and kindness, support and encouragement, as the hands and feet of Jesus in this journey. Special thanks to St Joseph’s Hospice The Carpenter House BR, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, and NeuroMedical Center. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:30am until services at 12noon at The Church of The King, 2037 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, 70808. Private family burial to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Norwood, LA. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Antioch Community Church of BR, P O Box 80261 Baton Rouge, LA 70898; or St Joseph’s Hospice The Carpenter House BR.

“Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:6
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 9:30am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 9:30am - 12:00pm
    Location
    The Church of The King
    Address
    2037 Quail Drive
    BATON ROUGE, LA 70808
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    The Church of The King
    Address
    2037 Quail Drive
    BATON ROUGE, LA 70808
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  • Interment

    Location
    Hillcrest Cemetery
    Address
    3132 Oak Street
    NORWOOD, LA 70761
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Karen Ruth

Posted at 12:21pm
Dear Karen,
Our Lord gained a wonderful man in heaven when Jeff left this earth. Memories of him from our Royals baseball family are treasured, with him remembered as always kind, calm, loyal, fun and dear! Our hearts are saddened and full of sympathy as we learned of your loss. May God bless you and give strength to you, Jason, Nicholas, Tim and Alexis during this most difficult time.
Sincerely,
Karen and Larry Ruth
Brandon, Chris and Caroline
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Carla Coffin

Posted at 03:34pm
Condolences and prayers for his family and friends. I was so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. We met at Koger $ Boxill in the late 70’s. We worked at various firms over the following years. Always nice to see him and hear of his family. He was a good man. He will be missed by many.
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John Landry

Posted at 10:55am
Our deepest sorrow and prayers to Karen and your family. I first met Jeff when we worked together at Koger & Boxill in the late 70's. I remember going to visit when he moved to Denver in the early 80's, working for Stone & Webster. Somehow he talked me, this young Louisiana man into skiing... without a boat... down a freaking mountain! That 1st trip became one of many, which later on, included bringing our future wives, both named Karen. Those winter vacations came to an end once we started having families of our own. We always look forward to seeing Jeff & Karen's Christmas cards in the mail, reading about the Harris family's exploits and accompishments for the year. I was lucky to see a few ball games at Alex Box with Jeff and our Friday lunch outings to Brew-Bacher's, Sammy's, or Superior Grill talking about LSU, politics, the stock market, but mostly talked about our kids. How proud he was of Alix, Jason, Nick, and Tim. We sure will miss you. You are always in our hearts.

Love,
The Landry Family, John, Karen, and Carel Lynn
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The Landry family, John, Karen, and Carel Lynn

Posted at 09:32am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Arturo Arzate

Posted at 09:22am
“O that in the Grave you would conceal me . . . You will call, and I will answer you. You will long for the work of your hands.” (Job 14:13, 15) Job was confident that his God would miss him and would long to restore him to life.


Soon, God will do just that​—for Job and countless others—​when this earth is transformed into a paradise. (Luke 23:42, 43) “There is going to be a resurrection,” the Bible confirms at Acts 24:15. “Do not be amazed at this,” Jesus assures us, “for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” (John 5:28, 29) Job will see that promise fulfilled. He will have the prospect of regaining “his youthful vigor,” and his flesh will forever remain “fresher than in youth.” (Job 33:24, 25) The same will happen to all who respond with appreciation to God’s merciful provision of a resurrection to life on earth.

If you have suffered the loss of someone dear to you, the information we have discussed may not completely take away your grief. But by meditating on God’s promises found in the Bible, you can find real hope and the strength to keep going.​—1 Thessalonians 4:13.

Would you like to learn more about how to cope with grief? Or do you have related questions, such as “Why does God allow evil and suffering?” Please visit our website, jw.org, to see how the Bible gives comforting, practical answers.
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