Robert "Bob" David Harrison

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Robert "Bob" Harrison

Robert “Bob” David Harrison of rural Pollard, Ark., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., departed this life on June 5, 2017, in Pollard.

Bob was the son of the late Walter and Lena Mae (Ray) Harrison. He was born on July 18, 1926, in the Little Walnut Community near Gideon, Mo.

He was united in marriage to Lois Gwein Green on Nov. 23, 1950, at Piggott, Ark. One son, David, was born to this union.

Bob served in the United States Army and the United States Air Force and was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a life member of the Disabled Veteran of America.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters, four brothers, and two infant siblings.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Harrison of Pollard; his son, David Harrison and wife Pam of Pollard; three grandchildren, Brad Owings and wife Holly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Marsha Watkins and husband Vince of Columbia, Mo. and Kelly Pierce and husband Mike of Pryor, Okla.; six great-grandchildren, Nate, Grace, Gabe, Rylynn, Garrison and Glori-Mei; sister, Eva Mae Jordan of Texas; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Bro. Loy Culver and Bro. Matthew Collier officiating. Burial is in Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis, Ark. Pallbearers are Steve Baker, Zack Baker, Wayne Hendley, Mike Pierce, Nate Pierce and Gabe Owings. Honorary pallbearers are Brad Owings, Vince Watkins, John Dover, Carl Neldon and Ralph Vandiver. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and continue until the time of the service at the funeral home.