Jesse Lee Harris, Jr. "Inky"
February 24, 1941  -  February 16, 2018

Jesse Lee Harris, Jr. "Inky"

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Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Monday, February 19, 2018
5:00 pm-8:00 pm
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Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
9:00 am-11:00 am
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11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
11:00 am
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Resthaven Gardens of Memory
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
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Jesse Lee Harris Jr. “Inky”, a resident of Baton Rouge, went to be with the Lord on Friday February 16, 2018.

Jesse was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge and graduate of Istrouma High School. He worked for Ethyl Corporation and later in the grocery business as a Market Manager. Jesse loved fishing, spending time with his children, grandchildren and friends. He will be dearly missed by all and remembered for his love of life and great sense of humor.

Jesse is survived by son, Troy Harris and wife Lauri; son, Bert Harris and wife Sandy; daughter, Pennie Harris Hardy and husband Josh; brother, Charles Harris and wife Brenda; and 8 grandchildren, Taylor Harris, Hunter Harris, Peyton Harris, Madison Harris, Kayla Harris, Logan Smith, Breanna Hardy and Hayden Harris.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Iris Crumm Harris; Father, Jesse Lee Harris Sr; and Sister, Linda Harris Sanford.

Visiting hours will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home in Baton Rouge on Monday, February 19th from 5 pm until 8 pm and will resume on Tuesday, February 20th from 9:00 am until funeral services at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

Pallbearers will be Taylor Harris, Hunter Harris, Peyton Harris, Hayden Harris, Pep Hill and Ashton Johnson.

The family would like to extend thanks to all friends and family who visited him, including the staff at OLOL, Doctors Moll and Civello; Nurses, Hillary, and Gabi; Carpenter House Staff, Doctor Guillory; Nurses, Trig, Marissa, Steve, Terrance and Shantel who assisted in his care.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

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  1. Corky and Bo Smith
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Pennie and family we are keeping you in our prayers

  2. Barbara Wagner
    Jonesboro, AR

    Pennie & Bert I’m so sorry to hear about Jesse.
    Prayers for y’all & all the family. Love to all
    Barbara Halfacre Wagner

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