Robert Taft “Shane” Pharris, 62, of Converse, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Shreveport. He was born September 7, 1954 in Beaumont, Texas to Robert Taft Pharris and Patsy Kelley Pharris. Shane was preceded in death by his parents. Shane grew up in Pasadena, Texas and served as a member of The United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his son, Robert James Pharris of Houston, Texas; brothers, Ronnie Pharris and wife, Cindy, of Clarendon, Texas, Rick Pharris and wife, Janet, of Mansfield, Randy Pharris of La Porte, Texas, and Roger Pharris and wife, Elizabeth, of Pasadena, Texas; sister, Debra Booth and husband, John of De Kalb, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews. A service of remembrance was held December 29, 2016 at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Keithville. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Robert James Pharris, Ronnie Pharris, Rick Pharris, Randy Pharris, and Roger Pharris.