Farming Rural 07

Donald Ray Harrison

December 10, 1936 ~ July 30, 2019 (age 82)


     Donald R. Harrison, 82, of Norris City, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born in Brownsville, IL on December 10, 1936 the son of George Wrin and Flossie Lucille (Phillips) Harrison. Donald married Ruth Marilyn Handley on February 26, 1955 and she preceded him in death on September 10, 1982.  He retired as a trailer mechanic with Alton Boxboard.  Donald was a member of the Teamsters Local #525 and the NRA.  He loved the outdoors and was a true outdoorsman where he enjoyed hunting, ATV riding and spending time up at his farm.

     Donald is survived by two daughters, Jo Ann (Randy) Ferrell, of Orlinda, TN and Linda Kay (Ed) Bland, of Grafton, IL; two sons, Michael Ray (Joan) Harrison of Norris City and Donald Gene (Pamela S.) Harrison of Alton, IL; four grandchildren, Bradley (Brooke) Harrison, Chad M. Harrison, Steven T. (Terri) Harrison and Adam Seib; and one great-granddaughter, Jacee Seib.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, Kenneth Lee Harrison and granddaughter, Randi Lyn Ferrell. 

     Funeral services for Donald R. Harrison, 82, of Norris City will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City. Burial will be in Powell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Campbell Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Donald's memory to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home.

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August 2, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home
201 East Main Street, PO Box 398
Norris City, IL 62869

Funeral Service
August 3, 2019

10:00 AM
Campbell Funeral Home
201 East Main Street, PO Box 398
Norris City, IL 62869


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