John Harris Jr.
August 5, 2022
COLUMBUS — John Henry Harris Jr., 77, died July 31, 2022, at his residence.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. Matthews M.B. Church, with Michael Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. today, at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harris was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Columbus, to Rosie L. Harris and the late John Harris Sr. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a graduate of R.E. Hunt High School and Rust College and was formerly employed as co owner of Harris Construction Company.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Marcus Harris.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Venus Ferguson, Karletta Harris, Tunja Rash, Veda Duncan, John Harris III and Victoria Dove; siblings, Edith Joyce Williams, Thandi Gautiet, Chester Harris, Michael Harris, Gerald Harris, Franchise Harris, Olivia Henry, Alvin Harris, Harold Harris, Janice Young, Glenn Wilson and Keith Wilson; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.