Ted Andrew Harrison, 77, of Dublin, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020.
He was born on Mar. 8, 1943, in Honaker, Va. to the late Isaac and Kathleen Harrison. He was a faithful member of the Fairlawn Church of God and volunteered for the past several years at It’s All About Jesus Outreach and Ministry Center. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy where he served from 1964-67 during the Vietnam War. He retired from New River Castings/Radford Pipe Shop in 2007 after working for 36 years. He enjoyed gardening, canning, quilting and cruising with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Maynard Douglas and Charlie Randall Harrison; and a sister, Nevada Leigh Harrison
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Harrison; two sons, Teddy (Nina) Harrison and the Rev. Marcus (Alicia) Harrison; and three beautiful grandchildren whom he loved more than life itself, Zoe, Gabriella and Samuel, all of Dublin, and one on the way; three sisters, Linda (Kenny) Baker, Loretta (Larry) Watson and Wanda (Ken) Neurre, all of Abingdon; two brothers, Eddie (Carolyn) Harrison of Abingdon and the Rev. Wayne (Karen) Harrison of Honaker; along with numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, with the Rev. Marcus Harrison and the Rev. Danny Newman officiating. Due to COVID restrictions, please be sure to wear a mask and abide by social distance rules.
Interment will be private at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Fairlawn Church of God.
The Harrison family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.