Bobby Lee Harrison(1936 - 2012)

Bob Harrison

Fountain Inn

Bobby Lee Harrison, 76, husband of Martha Ann "Mot" Owens for 22 years, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 9, 2012.

Mr. Harrison was born July 10, 1936 in Charleston, WV, to the late Rossie Robert Harrison and Norma Mae Young Harrison McLane. He retired from Rexroth, Inc. and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was an alumnus of the University of Charleston, WV, and was an avid Clemson fan. He loved farming and was a collector of toy tractors. He enjoyed bluegrass music and banjos. He was a member of Fountain Inn Rotary Club and Greenpond United Methodist Church, where he helped teach Sunday School. He taught at Greenville Tech and Perry Correctional.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Mike Harrison and wife Polly, Scott Harrison, and Jimmy Willis and wife Kelly; two daughters, Wendy Harrison and Kandee Willis; two sisters, Pixie Bays, and Joanna Showen and husband Jeff; and four grandchildren, Jad Willis and wife Brittany, Jeremy Willis and girlfriend Shea, Brittany Harrison, and Aaron Harrison. He was predeceased by a son, Gregory Harrison.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Greenpond United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Bob Keely. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-3 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Greenpond United Methodist Church, 168 Stoddard Mill Road, Gray Court, SC 29645.

Fletcher Funeral Service


Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 11, 2012