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Billy Joe Harrison
Birth: Apr. 12, 1935
Death: Feb. 5, 2012

Billy Joe Harrison, 74, of Sanger, Texas, passed away at the hospital in Plano on Sunday, February 5, 2012. A graveside military service was held on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the Bolivar Cemetery. Rev. Donna Sutton, of Methodist Church of Sanger, officiated the services.

He was born on April 12, 1935 in Wells, Texas to Jesse James and Kate "Thumbs" (Rogers) Harrison. He was a hardworking young man and began picking cotton at an early age. He joined the Air Force as a teenager and did tours in Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, as a airplane mechanic for the fighter and cargo planes. He served his country in the US Air Force for 22 years. After retirement from the military he worked for Krogers in Dallas, TX and then the Andrews Corporation in Denton, Texas.

He is survived by his wife, Nell Rita, of Sanger, TX; Ex Wife; Suzanne Ray Harrison of Lake Dallas,TX,Daughter, Blane Harrison Newton and husband Robert of Lake Dallas, TX; Sons, Phillip Wade Harrison of Dallas, TX Stephen Harrison of Etoile, TX. Brother; Armon J. Harrison and wife Tracey of Belfair, Wa. Sister-in-laws, Odell Harrison of Nacogdoches, TX and Myrtlean Harrison of San Augustine, TX. Grandchildren, Spencer Harrison and wife Tarah of Dallas, TX; Skyler Hadley of Lewisville, TX; Savannah and Summer Newton of Lake Dallas, TX; Savannah Harrison and StevieRay Harrison of Nacogdoches; Christopher and Carson Harrison of Lufkin,TX. Nephew Robert Harrison and wife Adrienne of San Augustine, TX; Neices, Debbie Harrison Wilson and husband David of Weatherford, TX and Rexcine Harrison Boyd and husband Jeff, from San Augustine, TX. Predeceased by, Son, Kit Harrison and Brothers, Guy, Otis "Hobby", and James Harrison, and Wife, Glenda "Lu" Louise Cox Harrison. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse James Harrison (1895 - 1972)
  Kattie O. Rodgers/Rogers Harrison (1898 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Nell Rita Moore Eggert Harrison (1939 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Otis Lee Harrison (1919 - 1980)*
  Infant boy Harrison (1921 - 1921)**
  James Arthur Harrison (1924 - 1998)*
  Infant boy Harrison (1928 - 1928)**
  Billy Joe Harrison (1935 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
My Daddy, may you rest in peace
 
Note: fought for our freedom as he was fighting for his own
 
Burial:
Bolivar Cemetery
Bolivar
Denton County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 09, 2012
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God Bless you Billy Joe Harrison, may you be at peace and wrapped in God's loving arms.
- Katy N
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012
Retired Veteran of the United States Air Force
- little billy joe
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012
Thank you for fighting for our freedom Daddy!
- little billy joe
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012
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