Dec. 13, 1947 Pineville Rapides Parish Louisiana, USA
Dec. 3, 2009 Tustin Orange County California, USA
Harrison, John David; 61, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Tustin, California on December 3, 2009. He was born on Dec 13, 1947 in Louisiana, but grew up in Westminster, Orange County, California. John was a beloved father, grandfather, uncle, brother, son, and friend, who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He graduated from Westminster High School in 1965, and almost immediately enlisted in the Army. He served in Viet Nam during his tour of duty, from 1965 to 1969. He enjoyed many hobbies and activities with family and friends throughout his life, including camping, boating, motorcycling, singing karaoke, and cruising. John ("Dave" to his childhood and military friends) is survived by daughter Wendy Harrison Banicki & son-in-law Tom Banicki; daughters Heather Harrison, DeAndra Boydd & Jacqueline Jackson; 6 grandchildren Rachel, Rylee, Aubrey, Trevor, Devynn, and Donovan; 2 neices Michelle and Kristyn, 2 nephews Brian and Patrick; sister Beverly Harrison Huffman-Harms & brother-in-law John; and brother Michael M. Harrison & sister-in-law Cheryle. John was preceded in passing to eternal life by his father Marvin M. Harrison, step-mother Karon Ayres Harrison, and mother Augusta Crider Harrison Taylor. Memorial Services with military honors were held at Saddleback Chapel in Tustin, California on December 11, 2009, with cremation following. John's ashes were interred at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California as his final resting place. In Leiu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association in his honor.