Nathaniel Harrison


Nathaniel Harrison, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and son, passed away at the age of 87 after a battle with cancer.

He was born April 17, 1932 to James C. Harrison and Arcola Moore. Nathaniel was a native of Dayton, Ohio. He joined the U.S. Army in 1950 and proudly served in the Korean War. Nathaniel married Nancy Bell Davis of Winchester, Kentucky on July 10, 1955. They were married for 64 years and had 7 children.

Nathaniel worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 37 years. After many awards and dedicated service, he retired in 1989. Nathaniel is preceded in death by his parents James and Arcola Harrison and siblings: Olivia (Chester) Holland, Arnstein Johnson and James (Dorothy) Harrison. Surviving brothers, Richard (Melestine) Harrison, Jack Harrison and Peter (Glorice) Harrison. He is survived by 7 children; Nathaniel Harrison Jr., Nadine (Walter) Turner, Dean Harrison, Marcell (Stan) Hoard, Natalie Harrison, Nannette Tabb and Daniel Harrison, 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Private visitation, followed by interment at Dayton National Cemetery.

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