Harrison Irons

August 22, 1941October 4, 2018

Harrison Irons, Jr, passed away peacefully October 4, 2018 in Grandview, MO. Harrison was an only child, born August 22, 1941 in Lubbock, TX to the late Harrison Irons Sr. and Willie Ida Irons. Harrison's main passions in life were his religion, his family, and his love for music. Harrison was introduced to Nichiren Daishonin Buddhism on May 1973 and has been a devoted member ever since. Harrison was sure to teach any and everyone who crossed his path the meaning of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Harrison was fortunate to have a large and loving family. He married his best friend and soulmate Eleanor Rose Irons (Tiller) September 17, 1978, together they raised 4 beautiful children. Harrison was taught by his mother to play the piano at the young age of 4. As he pursued his passion he was able to perform both nationally and internationally with some of Rhythm and Blues greats. Harrison was a kind hearted soul, soft-spoken, loving, caring family man. Harrison Irons Jr. loved his family. He was a grandfather, father, teacher, doctor, mentor, counselor, a protector, a provider, he was his family's Superman. Harrison is survived by his wife of 48 years, Eleanor Rose Irons. His four children, Serberthia Bassett, Julius Tiller (Brenda Devenger), Patricia Tiller, and Harrison Tiller (Aisha Tiller); 15 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren, and 14 great great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents, Harrison Irons Sr. and Willie Ida Irons, daughters Ardelia Tiller and Earla Mae Tiller. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the IRONS family.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Harrison Irons

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Michael White

October 10, 2018

I love you all thanks for sharing your family with me for so many years I can't put into word how sadden I am for this hit to ya'lls family.

Love ya'll
Michael White

Sala Covington

October 9, 2018

My memory of Mr. Irons is when he came over to my parents house and played the piano and gave us a mini concert . He will be truly missed.

Brenda Braswell

October 8, 2018

Mr. Harry you will be miss. RIP
From your Grandchildren Julian, Phil and Son Butch, Daughter Brenda