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William Ray Harrison

• Updated Sep 13, 2019 at 3:28 PM

JOHNSON CITY - William Ray Harrison, 89, of Johnson City passed away on Friday September 13, 2019 at Lakebridge.

A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Spencer and Alice Harvey Harrison. He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Gladys Scalf, Pauline Hodge, and Ann Coffey; and four brothers: Reynold Harrison, James Harrison, Kenneth Harrison, and Roy Wade Harrison. Mr. Harrison owned J.C. Barber & Beauty Supply and was also a barber. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Harrison was a Mason & Shriner.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years: Frances Hunter Harrison, daughter Deborah McNeill (John), daughter, Cindy Williams, daughter Brenda Townsend (Kevin) all of Johnson City and daughter Lisa Yates (David) of Elizabethton. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Keila Smithpeters (Brian); Stacy Haas (Chris); Adam Williams (Christa), all of Johnson City and Jessie Rasnick (Matt) of Elizabethton and his great grandchildren: Easton, Gibson, Paisley, Sawyer, Cayden, Blaklie, and Annie Mae. Also, left to cherish his memory is Sherry Coffey, sister and Eugene Harrison, brother and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Service will be conducted at 1:45p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pastor Jason Hoagland, officiating. The Carter County Honor Guard will provide military honors. Burial will follow the service. Active Pallbearers will be Grandsons & Son-in-laws. The family will receive friends from 11:45 a.m. to 1245 p.m. in the chapel at Memorial Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4255. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com .

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Harrison family. 

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