James Thomas Harrison(1934 - 2014)

James Thomas Harrison, 80, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Tomlin Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Arlington Chapel. James was a lifelong resident of Arlington and a member of Northwest Baptist Church. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served four years through the Korean War, stationed in Japan. James retired from MOCO Monkey Grip in Dallas. He served faithfully as president of the Tomlin Family Cemetery Association for 56 years. He was preceded in death by a son, William Marshall Harrison. Survivors: Wife, Mildred Harrison; son, Dwight and wife, Susan; daughter, Debra and husband, Ronny; grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; sister, Mary Hamlin; and nieces and nephews.

Published in Star-Telegram on July 3, 2014