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RINGGOLD — John Wayne Harris Sr., 78, passed from this life into his eternal home on Thursday, June 14, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga., and was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Greyhound after more than 25 years of service as a Ticket Agent and also retired from Shaw Industries after more than 20 years as a Forklift Mechanic. Currently Wayne served as the Pit Master at Farm to Fork Restaurant and he loved hunting, fishing, gardening and enjoyed bluegrass music. He was a selfless man that would do anything for anyone and his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his main priority. He was a true blessing to anyone he came in contact with and he was a loving and devoted brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be truly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, John L. and Myrtle Harris; wife, Barbara June Anderson Harris and sister, Gerry Suggs McEver. Survivors include his children, John Wayne Harris Jr. (Teena), Hugh Eric Harris (Lori), Angela Harris Bridges (Keevin) and Timothy Wade Harris (Stacy); sister, Juanette Edwards; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in the Wallis-Stewart Chapel with Dr. Keith McLeod officiating. Burial will follow in the Anderson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. on Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Ga.

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