John Brooks Harris, Jr., 79 passed away Friday, March 29, in Shreveport, La. He is preceded in death by parents Dr. J.B. Harris and Mary James Burkhalter and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. T.L. James. He is survived by his wife, Carole Fallin Harris and daughters Lisa Harris Dupree (Jason) and Elizabeth Harris Peterson. Grandchildren Rachel, Sarah Beth, and Jay Dupree, and John Thomas and Holland Peterson. Sisters Duddy Garrett (Pat), Carol Plamondon (Terry), Meg Jones (Ben), Beth Lyons (Pat). Services are Wednesday, April 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, La. Visitation is 1-2 and the service at 2, with burial following at St. Rest Cemetery in Dubach, La under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, La.Johnny was active in the Jaycees and once served as president. He was a 32nd degree Mason and board member of T.L. James and Co. He supported La. Tech athletics and rarely missed a football or basketball game.He was a gentle man with a sweet spirit. His quiet ways and patient caring informed his life and made him a beloved friend and family member. Those wishing to honor him are asked to consider the following: The Multiple Myeloma Assoc., The American Parkinson Disease Assoc., and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Assoc.Pallbearers are Jay Garrett, Lee Garrett, Wes Hudson, Will Jones, John McIntyre, and Dean Norton.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.