Mr. Harrison, 81, of Charlotte, NC, died Tuesday October 2nd, 2012, at the Sardis Oaks Nursing Home. Sadly, it was on that very same date that Mr. Harrison was born in 1931 in Charlotte, to the late Floyd Monroe Harrison and Ollie Susan Cooper. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Marpessa in 2007. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked for many years as an electrician and later as an electrical inspector for the city of Charlotte. Mr. Harrison is survived by his children, Mary Harrison Maggard and her husband Ed, of York, SC, Jerry Wray Harrison, Jr. and his wife Emily of Wake Forest, and Thomas Boyd Harrison of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Michael Wray Maggard, Katherine Marie Harrison, Jeremi Carter Harrison and Joseph Cooper Harrison; and a sister Mary Susan Harrison of Charlotte. The family will receive friends Friday, October 5th, 2012, from 10:00 till 11:00 AM, at McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC 28212. A service celebrating Mr. Harrison's life will be held at 11:00 AM, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences and notes of encouragement may be sent to mcewenfs.com.