Vishnu Narine, known by some as Harry, was born in Lusignan, Guyana on November 20, 1958. He was the fourth child of six born to Rama and the late Bodo Narayan. Ever since childhood, Harry loved to laugh and make others laugh with him. When he was 39, he moved from Guyana to Minnesota to join and start his own family. His hobbies included watching movies and cricket, listening to music, and he enjoyed talking to people and forming relationships with them.
He was the father of Cynthia, Stephanie, and Michael. He was the son of Rama and the late Bodo; brother of Harold, Garlie, Baby, and the late Leila and Sheila. He was the adopted son of the late Khatoon, and adopted brother of Zorina and Ram, Tafa, Rose, and Fazil. He was the uncle of Deo, Darshanan, Anil, Devin, Rovin, Daniel, Samantha, Cindy, Rockey, Romel, Shelly, Ryan, Sharaz, Shazam, and Manny . He was the great-uncle to 15 others.