A native of Slaughter and resident of Baker, he passed away at 9:05 p.m. Monday at Baton Rouge General Mid-City. He was 72. Visitation on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Hall's Celebration Center from 10 a.m. until service at noon. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Baker. Survivors include his wife, Ms. Mattie Harris; sons, Dwayne (Sherolene) East and Gerald Wallace; sister, Barbara Stewart of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Coty East and Compton East. Preceded in death by his father, Robert Harris, Sr.; mother, Berthella Harris; brother, Robert Harris, Jr.; sisters, Willie Ella H. Thornton, Juanita Harris and Agnes Wicker. He enjoyed attending activities with his wife, fishing, gardening, friends and neighbors. He was also quite a handyman in and around the house. Arrangements with Hall Davis & Son. Please sign the guestbook at www.hallsinc.net.