Published 8:58 am Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Leroy Harrison, 87, of Atmore, passed away on Aug. 5, 2020.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1932 to the late A.B. and Nannie Melton Harrison.
He retired from Monsanto Co., where he was employed as a chemical operator.
He served in the United States Army and was a present member of the American Legion Post No. 90. He was of the Christian Faith and an active partner of Destiny Television Ministries.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 33 years, Edna Earl Sanspree Harrison; two sons, Rusty Harrison I and Dusty Harrison; and his parents.
He is survived by his daughter, Susie (Gerry) McGhee of Atmore; grandson, Chris (Karen) McGhee; great-grandchildren, Chaz, Tyler and Macie; grandchildren, Rusty Harrison II of Georgia, Josh (Sommer) Harrison of Washington, Morgan (Nick) Evans of Navarre, Fla., Clint (Katie) Harrison of Birmingham and Jeb (Mary Paige) Harrison of Birmingham; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Daniel, John Paul, Molly, Cotton, Alesia, Caroline and Caleb; and his grand-dog, “Jethro”.
A special thank you to his devoted sitter, Ann Jeffers; Miranda Lindsey with Amedysis Home Healthcare; Ashley Harris Godwin with Kindred Hospice; and Dr. Francis D. Salter and her nurses.
A private funeral service for Mr. Leroy Harrison was held on Aug. 13, 2020 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Davis and Bro. J.T. Guyton officiating followed by interment in Oak Hill Cemetery with military funeral honors.
Active pallbearers were Chris McGhee, Josh Harrison, Clint Harrison, Chaz McGhee, Tyler McGhee, John Hall and Kenny Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
P.O. Box 1420
Atmore, AL 36504
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.