Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Gary Allen Harrison, 75, of West Monroe, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, January 5, 2023, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA, with Rev. Chris Winterman officiating. Interment will follow in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe.
Mr. Harrison died January 1, 2023, at Glenwood Regional Medical Center after complications from Parkinson’s.
Mr. Harrison was a member of First Methodist Church in West Monroe, LA, where he served in many Lay Leadership roles. He received his BS degrees in Forestry and Industrial Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He retired from Riverwood International after 34 years of service. Allen served as a Corporate Leader for the United Way Annual Campaign. He served on the board of directors of the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce (5 years), board of directors for Glenwood Regional Medical Center (10 years) and was a board member of Louisiana Tech Engineering Student/Faculty advisory committee (3 years).
Allen was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Alice Harrison; and nephew, Heath Harrison.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mrs. Karen H. Harrison; Daughter, Shay Harrison Anderson and her husband Steve; Son, Jeff Harrison and his wife Kim; Grandchildren, Ty Anderson and wife Chelsea, Alli Anderson, and Parks Gray Harrison; Great Grandson, Owen Grey Anderson; and Brother, Jesse Harrison and his wife Kay.
Pallbearers will be John Corley, Pete Gunn, Ronnie Roth, Gordon Crozier, Darryl Jans, and Mickey Cook.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA.
Memorials may be made to First Methodist Church in West Monroe or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741.