He was a retired engineer from ALDOT. He was an avid gardener who thoroughly enjoyed his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Kate Harrison.
Survivors include his wife, Diane East Harrison; his mother-in-law, Mable Kilgo; his brother, Robert E. Harrison Jr. and his wife, Sherry; nieces, Denise, Angela and April and their families; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles East and his wife, Kathy, Jane Chaffin and Teresa Montgomery and her husband, Phil; several other nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.
A graveside memorial service will be held at Walker Memorial Gardens in Jasper on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 2 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newhorizonmemorial.com
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323