John Lewis Harrison, 78, Cynthiana, Ky., died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
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He was born April 29, 1935 in Harrison County, Ky., a son of the late Philip W. and Vannie Lou Magee Harrison. He was the loving husband of 56 years to Trudie Fryman Harrison, was a member of Connersville Christian Church, Cynthiana Elks Lodge #438 and the Cynthiana Country Club.
During his lifetime he worked in the finance industry, and was a car salesman. He was an avid sports fan, basketball official, loved hunting, fishing, playing golf and was a loving and caring uncle and enjoyed the time spent with his family.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Philip W. Harrison, and brothers-in-law, Donald C. Fryman, Eddie V. Fryman, Jimmie N. Fryman and Paul W. Fryman.
Survivors other than his wife include: a brother, Thomas Burwell (Sandy) Harrison of Viera, Fla.; a niece, Liska Harrison of Cynthiana; great-nephew, Daniel Harrison; brother and sisters-in-law, Nettie L. Perrin, Jane Ann (Jerry) Jenkins, Johnnie Mack (Linda Sue) Fryman, Lottie Frances (Tommy) Hamm, all of Cynthiana, and Ruby L. Fryman of Memphis, Tenn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Clifford Neat and the Rev. Warren French. Burial followed the service in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Connersville Christian Church Building Fund.
Pallbearers were: Timothy Hamm, Phillip Sexton, Jimmie N. Fryman Jr., Paul Britt Fryman, Lyle Fryman, Roger Perrin, Dwayne and Mark Jenkins.
Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Frank McKemie, Dr. George Frazier, Dr. Stephen Besson, nephews and great-nephews.
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Sept. 12, 2013
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