Jerry Wray Harrison

October 2, 1931October 2, 2012

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


  • Visitation Friday, October 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 5, 2012

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Angela Miller

October 5, 2012

I was deeply saddened to hear of Jerry's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of grief . I enjoyed working with him when he was with the inspection department.

Danny Blackwelder

October 5, 2012

I worked with Jerry and thought a lot of him.I would like to extend my condolences to the Harrison family.

Phyllis Summerour

October 5, 2012

Tom my sincere thoughts and prayers goes out to you and the Harrison Family.

Billy Payne

October 5, 2012

I really liked Jerry. I Had a lot of respect for him as a inspector and as a man.
He was a good guy.

Rhonda Reinka

October 5, 2012

I worked with Jerry's son Tom for many years and wish to express my heartfelt sympathy and offer prayers and encouragement to the entire family.

October 5, 2012

Tom and Family
I was so sorry to hear about your father. He was a great person and I am thinking of you all at this time
Anne Howell

October 5, 2012

My heart goes out to the family. I hate
that we haven't kept in contact.
Ronnie Boyd Yandle and wife Margarita and son Will.