Richard Allen Harrison, Jr., 72, passed away on October 19, 2011 after a lengthy illness. He was a graduate of The Citadel and a proud veteran with a distinguished military career. Rick was a former president of the Optimist Club of Germantown, TN and was active in local government. He was a man with a witty sense of humor who brought knowledge, understanding and warmth to all who met him. A talented artist, Rick will be remembered for his fondness of animals as well as his love of music. He is survived by his sister, Jill Wood of John’s Creek, GA as well as sons Richard and Christopher and grandchildren Richard, Ian and Anabel. A private burial will be held at West Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the ASPCA or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis Tags: 1961

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