Leroy Harrison

August 26, 2020

Leroy Harrison, 87, of Atmore, AL passed away on August 5, 2020. He was born on September 10, 1932, to the late A.B. and Nannie Melton Harrison. He retired from  Monsanto Company 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 0090. He was of the Christian Faith and an active partner of Destiny Television Ministries.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of thirty-three 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, AL; grandson, Chris (Karen) McGhee and great-grandchildren, Chaz, Tyler and Macie; grandchildren, Rusty Harrison, II of GA, Josh (Sommer) Harrison of WA, Morgan (Nick) Evans of Navarre, FL, Clint (Katie) Harrison of Birmingham, AL and Jeb (Mary Paige) Harrison of Birmingham, AL; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Daniel, John Paul, Molly, Cotton, Alesia, Caroline and Caleb and his grand-dog, “Jethro”.

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 Thursday, August 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:
Destiny Television
P.O. Box 1420
Atmore, AL 36504

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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