Howard C. Harrison Jr.
Howard C. Harrison Jr. BLYTHEWOOD - Howard C. Harrison Jr. was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Born on April 30, 1939, Howard was the beloved son of the late Howard C. Harrision Sr. and Lula Elizabeth Harrison Jones and Elisha Jones. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Mary Ruth Funderburk Harrison of Blythewood; son, Howard C. "Ty" Harrison III (Diane) of Blythewood; daughter, Deborah Harrison Sheffield of Columbia; and sister, Ann Branham of Irmo. He was a doting grandfather to his buddies, Matthew Harrison and Charley Sheffield and princess, Mary Elizabeth Sheffield. He graduated from Columbia High School, Class of 1957, and made a career in the construction industry following a brief stint in the U.S. Navy in 1958. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a grill master who was well known for his barbeque and hash. He was a member of Sandy Level Baptist Church and the Kingdom Seekers class. He was a former member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church. He was a past Master and member of Ridgeway Lodge No. 30 AFM. A graveside service with Masonic Rites will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com .
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