OBITUARY

Richard Ralph Harrison

October 14, 1932April 6, 2014
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Richard Harrison passed away peacefully at his home in Auburn on April 6, 2014. He was born in Long Beach, CA on 10/14/1932 and lived in Southern California but grew up primarily in Daly City with mother Hazel Watters Harrison and father Ret. Cmdr of the U.S Navy John Marcus Harrison. Richard had traveled to many foreign places as a child. Richard graduated from Jefferson High School in Daly City. Veteran of the U.S Navy, he served on the aircraft carrier USS Kearsage during the Korean conflict, prior to becoming a Police Officer for the city of San Mateo for 22 years and retiring in 1984, Richard had many jobs in California. He was a member of the Peninsula Peace Officers; a former member of the Lake of the Pines Men’s Golf Club and the Roamin Angels Car Club in Grass Valley. Richard was happily married to his wife Mary Mellor Harrison for over 34 years. Predeceased by his son 1st Sgt John A. Harrison and is survived by his daughter-in-law; Tonya and their children Candice Learned of Arnold, CA and Tristan Harrison from Clarksville, TN; Pam Hartmann, Chris (spouse); Chris , Heather and Eric of Brush Prairie, WA. Matt Harrison of Auburn, CA and daughter Molli Reading of Vancouver, WA. Vicki Harrison Bower, Spouse Brent; Hailey Iveson and Kyle Iveson of Sandy, OR. Richard is survived by his great grandchildren Eli Harrison and Piper Learned and extended family; Jessica Myers, Nick Zent and Ross Learned. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families. Donations in his memory may be made to: Hospice of the Foothills 11270 Rough and Ready Hwy., Grass Valley, CA 95945; or the American Heart Association, Auburn Chapter.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 11, 2014

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
REMEMBERING

Richard Ralph Harrison

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Vicki bower

February 28, 2015

Thinking of you Papa, I miss you so much. I can't believe it's almost been a year since you passed. I will always love you

Kyle Iveson

April 24, 2014

Those we love don't go away
They walk beside us everyday.
Unseen, unheard, but always near
Still loved, still missed, and very dear

I love you Papa,
Your grandson Kyle

Vicki Harrison Bower

April 24, 2014

Gone but not forgotten
Although we are apart
your spirit lives within me,
Forever in my heart<3

Coco Runyon

April 17, 2014

You will be missed, especially by your wonderful wife Mary and two of my best friends in the world your daughters Pam and Vicki. You have a beautiful family and with many grandchildren to keep your heritage going. Be proud of them all and watch over them. You will be in there hearts forever.
Love & prayers,
Coco

Joe Chess

April 17, 2014

Mr. Harrison was a great man. I went to my first A's game with him and John when we were just kids which is one of my favorite memories. I have so many more of all the years on Maxine Ave with the Harrisons. Love you all...My mom sends her love also to all of you. God Bless, stay close.

Linda Moore

April 17, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Heaven has gained a loving angel.

Jesica Skelton

April 17, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss. If you need anything we are always here.

Laura Ledgett

April 16, 2014

Your Pops will always be in our hearts and our thoughts. My only regret was that I only got to meet your Pops once, at your wedding. I am always here for you and your family...whatever you need. All my love today and always.

Vicki Harrison Bower

April 16, 2014

My Papa was an amazing man. I feel honored that he was my daddy. I miss him so very much. My life isn't the same without him. But I will always carry him in my heart and keep his memory alive. I Love you Papa
Love your little girl

Julie

April 11, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you all peace and happiness.
Greg and Julie