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Daniel Lee Harrison Sr.

June 26, 1927 - November 26, 2017
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Daniel Lee Harrison, Sr., of Rush Springs, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the age of 90. He was born on June 26, 1927 to William Doyle and Margaret Elizabeth (Shelton) Harrison in Cox City.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 2, at 2:00 P.M. at the Vimy Ridge Baptist Church in Rush Springs with Pastor David Hale officiating, assisted by Clay Hicks. Interment will follow at the Marlow Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Daniel graduated from Cox City schools and attended Oklahoma State University for a short time. He joined the US Navy. Later, he married Mary Evelyn Boyce on June 23, 1950 in Marlow. They had three children, Nancy, Twana, and Daniel Jr.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and hunting/collecting arrowheads. He loved taking photographs, painting landscapes and nature scenes. He played basketball while he was in school and later in life learned to play golf.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Mary, of the home; his children, Nancy Huckby of Lindsay, Twana and husband Doug Smith of Kingston, and Daniel Lee Jr. and wife Debbie Harrison of Rush Springs; his grandchildren, Sherri and husband Seth Morris of Lindsay, Leigh and husband Eric of Apache, Danielle Harrison-White of Rush Springs, and Ryan Smith of Austin, Texas; his great grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandsons, Shawn Smith and Christopher Lynn; his great grandson, Harrison Elias White; his brother, James Gilliam Harrison; and his sister, Beryl Porter.
Serving as pallbearers will be Sonny Harrison, Bryan Bearce, Jesse Bearce, Monte Branum, David Maxwell, and Kenny Maxwell. Honorary pallbearers are Arman Webb, Sammy Richardson, John Maxwell, Emmett Harrison, and Gary Nichols.
Memorial contribution may be made in Daniel’s name to the Vimy Ridge Baptist Church Missionary Fund.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.


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Robert & Suzy Harrison
St. Paul, VA
We wish we could be there to hug you all.  It must bring comfort to know how much he was loved and respected by everyone that had the honor to know him.  He was more than an uncle to me. He was a great teacher of life, had a wonderful sense of humor and was great comfort to me when I lost my parents and sister.  There will never be another Daniel in my life.  He will be greatly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family always.  Robert, Suzy, Matt, Anna, Emma, Mark, Lara, Olivia and Sofia Harrison
Gaynell WorleyTugman
Duncan, OK
Prayers and Hugs to Mary and family. Love you!
Chris & Carolyn Choate
Marlow, OK
Mary , Danny , Twana & Nancy I am so sorry. I just loved you dad and your mom too. Sweet people. I know he is going to be missed greatly. Love to you all ??
Shirley White
Duncan, OK
Danielle, Debbie and Danny,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you during this sad time. May God be with you and the rest of the family.
Jimmy, Shirley, Justin and Jackson White
Susie Files Brooks
Cleveland, OK
Very sorry for your loss.  Daniel and Mary were friends of my parents, Mary and the late Forrest Files, for as long as I can remember.
Prayers lifted up for Mary aand family!

Susie Files Brooks
Susie Files Brooks
Cleveland, OK
Very sorry for your loss.  Daniel and Mary were friends of my parents, Mary and the late Forrest Files, for as long as I can remember.
Prayers lifted up for Mary aand family!

Susie Files Brooks
Kathy Harrison Lyday
Duncan, OK
Mary, Nancy, Twana, and Danny so sorry for your loss Daniel was a great
man.  Such a sweet, kind, and loving man he never met a stranger.  Love and Prayers to Mary and the family.
Nina Remelle Farrar
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Ted and Connie Turner
Bray, OK
We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. He was a very sweet and kind man. Praying for God to comfort the family during this time of sorrow.  Our love and friendship will be with you also!
Brenda Norrell
Lindsay, OK
Nancy my dear friend I am so sorry for the loss of your precious father. My heart is with you along with my prayers for you and your family.
Sharon Zinn Hobson
Comanche, OK
Debbie, As soon as I saw the name Harrison in the paper, I thought of you & sure enough, upon further reading saw it was your father-in-law. . . Am so sorry for your loss.  Sounds like he lead a good & full life.  Love & prayers sweet friend. . .
Danielle
Rush Springs, OK
I love you, Grandad. You were so strong and the hardest worker I've ever seen. You will be greatly missed.
Al McKee
Torrington, WY
He was a great friend and neighbor.  We think a lot of the entire family.  So sorry for the loss.  He will be missed.  Hope all the rest of the family is doing well.
Randy Allen
Bradenton, FL
Mary, Nancy, Twana and Danny,
What a great man your Husband and Dad was. One of those guys you always enjoyed being around. God bless each and every one of you.
Randy Allen
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