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Earl Roscoe Harrison

September 9, 1927 -
December 13, 2021

Earl Roscoe Harrison, 94, of Champaign died at 1:40 p.m.  Saturday, December 25, 2021, at home.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Morgan Memorial Home with Masonic rites conducted by Western Start Lodge #220 A.F. & A.M at 1:45 p.m.  Private graveside services …read more

Earl Roscoe Harrison, 94, of Champaign died at 1:40 p.m.  Saturday, December 25, 2021, at home.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Morgan Memorial Home with Masonic rites conducted by Western Start Lodge #220 A.F. & A.M at 1:45 p.m.  Private graveside services will be held at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Mr. Harrison was born on September 9, 1927, in Gays, the son of Earl Reed and Lydia Elizabeth Frye Harrison. He married Lois Toland on January 17, 1948, in Mattoon, she died on September 19, 2019.

Survivors include a daughter, Diana Jones of Champaign, son, David (Peggy)Harrison of West Paducah, Kentucky, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Mr. Harrison retired from the Illinois Central Guld Railroad in 1986 with forty-two years of service.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 42, Champaign.  A member of Mattoon Masonic Lodge #260, Western Star Lodge #240, Champaign, Scottish Rite Valley of Danville (MSA), Ansar Shrine, Springfield, and Illini Shrine Club.  He also served the Grand Lodge as District Deputy Grand Master and Assistant Area Deputy Grand Master.

Mr. Harrison was a member of the 1946 Champaign Senior High School state championship basketball team.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Memorial contributions may be made to Western Star Lodge #240 Endowment Fund, 14 Bel-Air Court, Champaign, IL 61820.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Date: Thursday, December 30, 2021

Time: 01:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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