Willard Ray Harris

Willard Ray Harris

BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services for Willard Ray Harris, 80, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Bossier Chapel with Rev. Billy Pierce officiating. Interment will follow at Rose-Neath Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the service.

Willard was born January 12, 1932 in Cotton Valley, LA to Drayton and Lillie Ann Harris and died December 30, 2012 in Bossier City, LA. He retired from the U.S. Army National Guard as a Senior MSgt. and was a member of First Baptist Bossier.

His wife of 36 years, Elizabeth Ann Harris preceded him in death.

He is survived by his daughters, Ginger Harris Batten and husband Jeff, Judy Harris Hudson and husband Kevin; son, James Drayton Harris; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Honoring him as pallbearers will be Jeff Batten, Kevin Hudson, Brandon Hudson and Cody Williams.

The family requests memorials to the .

"He is now at peace with our Mom."


Published in Shreveport Times on Jan. 2, 2013