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Robert "Ronald" Harrison

October 23, 1948February 13, 2021
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Robert Ronald “Ron” Harrison, 72, of Memphis, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Mr. Harrison was born on October 23, 1948 in Memphis Tennessee. Ron retired from FedEx after 26 years of service as a Project Manager. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Harrison, and brother, Richard E Harrison. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Margaret Bursi Harrison and his three daughters, Marie (Stephen) Kreceman of Cordova; Julie Moore of Olive Branch, MS; Angela (Jon) Butler Jr of Cordova; seven grandchildren; Richard Craig, Ryan Craig, Sydney Desiderio, Lexie Moore, Southern Moore, Raelyn Butler and Reese Butler; his mother, Sarah Harrison of Bartlett; and his three sisters; Janice Ray; Judy (Edsel) Bone and June Stidham.

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, February 24th from five o’clock until seven o’clock in the evening at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119. Funeral services will then be Thursday morning, February 25 beginning at ten o’clock at Catholic Church of the Ascension, 3680 Ramill Road, Memphis, TN 38128.

Memorials may be sent to The American Heart Association. Online condolences, floral gifts and directions may be found at www.memphisfuneralpoplar.com

  • FAMILY

  • Robert Harrison, Father (deceased)
  • Richard E Harrison, Brother (deceased)
  • Margaret Bursi Harrison, Wife of 49 years
  • Marie (Stephen) Kreceman, Julie Moore, and Angela (Jon) Butler Jr., Daughters
  • Richard Craig, Ryan Craig, Sydney Desiderio, Lexie Moore, Southern Moore, Raelyn Butler and Reese Butler, Grandchildren
  • Sarah Harrison, Mother
  • Janice Ray; Judy (Edsel) Bone and June Stidham, Sisters
  • DONATIONS

  • The American Heart Association

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

Memories

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Alma Abuelouf

February 24, 2021

To Margaret and Family,

It has been ages. We lost contact but never forget you and Ron and our times together at John Gaston Hospital.

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. May God comfort you in these times of grief.

Mary Redmond

February 20, 2021

Margaret and family,

I know you won't remember me Mary Redmond at Saturday mass you would greet me with a hug and call me your sister. I am so sorry hear of Ron. I will pray for you and your family. Mid you need me for anything please call me at 872.2132.

Mary and Danyalle

Teresa Elliott

February 19, 2021

Julie, hugs and prayers for you and your lovely family during this time. Y'all have tons of memories to fill your hearts. Love you

John Orr

February 19, 2021

Margaret so sorry to learn of Ron's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family at this time.
John & Pam Orr

Connie Bomprezzi-McCarter

February 19, 2021

Our family is so sorry to hear about Ronnie's passing! May God give you and your family a peace that passes all understanding!
Connie Bomprezzi-McCarter

Dom and Jay Desiderio

February 18, 2021

It was a great joy to know Ronald, and we always enjoyed the times we spent together.
Peace to the entire family.

Dom and Jay

Alicia Bursi

February 17, 2021

Nick and I are so thankful to have met him and his beautiful wife and daughters. He was such a sweet soul. Nick and I are so thankful he is free from any pain or suffering in the hands of his Lord and Savior. Our prayers are with his family and we send all our love 🙏💜💚💕🙏

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Biography

Robert Ronald “Ron” Harrison, 72, of Memphis, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Mr. Harrison was born on October 23, 1948 in Memphis Tennessee. Ron retired from FedEx after 26 years of service as a Project Manager.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Harrison, and brother, Richard E Harrison. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Margaret Bursi Harrison and his three daughters, Marie (Stephen) Kreceman of Cordova; Julie Moore of Olive Branch, MS; Angela (Jon) Butler Jr of Cordova; seven grandchildren; Richard Craig, Ryan Craig, Sydney Desiderio, Lexie Moore, Southern Moore, Raelyn Butler and Reese Butler; his mother, Sarah Harrison of Bartlett; and his three sisters; Janice Ray; Judy (Edsel) Bone and June Stidham.

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, February 24th from five o’clock until seven o’clock in the evening at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119. Funeral services will then be Thursday morning, February 25 beginning at ten o’clock at Catholic Church of the Ascension, 3680 Ramill Road, Memphis, TN 38128.

Memorials may be sent to The American Heart Association. Online condolences, floral gifts and directions may be found at www.memphisfuneralpoplar.com