Cecil Carroll Harris was born and raised in Orange, where he met and married Hilda Harris, his wife of 62 years. Shortly after being married, they moved to Bridge City, where they raised their four children and gave them the best childhood anyone could ever have. Eventually he moved to Deweyville, where he lived the remainder of his life. He was a dedicated member of Deweyville United Pentecostal Church. He will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He was the son of the late Cecil A. Harris and the late Jessie Newhouse Harris.
He is survived by his children, daughters, Connie Wilkerson and Becky Harris and son, Lannie Harris all of Deweyville; along with grandchildren, William Peterson, Farrah Villadsen and husband, Mitch , Christina Broussard and husband, Cade, Tyler Tully, Colleen Huerta and husband, Jeremiah, Caleb Harris and Landon Harris; great grandchildren, Alyssa, Amber, Ali, Penelope and Conley
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Harris, son Chris Harris and sister Bonnie Buxton
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 17, from 5:00–8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until time of the funeral service at 2:00 P.M. at Riley Smith Funeral Home, DeQuincy, La.
Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith Funeral Home, DeQuincy.