Samuel Walter Harrison


Samuel Walter Harrison, 86, of Roxboro, died on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Born in Falls Church, Va., he was the son of the late Thomas Harrison and Mary Byrd Estes Harrison. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wives, Eleanor Joyce Whitfield Harrison and Gladys Connolly Harrison; seven brothers and sisters.

Mr. Harrison served in the United States Marine Corps for four years during the Korean War. He worked in construction for 44 years. Mr. Harrison was a member of Lea Bethel Baptist Church.

Surviving are his children: Roberta H. Hollins (Clinton) of Timberlake and Douglas Harrison of Roxboro; six grandchildren: Mark Harrison, Katherine R. Harrison, Elaine A. Harrison, Jeremy Broughton, Joshua Broughton and Jordan Broughton; five great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2022 at the Brooks & White Funeral Home with the Dr. M. David Chambers officiating. Burial will follow in the Lea Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m.

Memorials may be made to Lea Bethel Baptist Church, 1820 Ridgeville Road, Prospect Hill, NC 27314.

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