Harrison McCourry Jr., age 90, of Bakersville NC passed in the early hours of March 31, 2022.
Harrison was born in Mitchell County June 3, 1931 to Father Harrison McCourry Senior and Mother Marie Sparks McCourry. Preceded in death Wife Bobbie Jean McCourry 2002 and Wife Eula Jean McCourry 2011. Harrison was the last of seven children, preceded by Arnold “Buddy” McCourry, Julia Louise M Harr Jacobs, Edna Rose M Price, Arbulus M Butler, Harold McCourry, and Sherrill Douglas McCourry.
Survived by Son Michael McCourry and Wife Jaun McCourry, Grandson Matthew McCourry wife Caroline McCourry and great Granddaughter Isla Rose McCourry, Grandson Mark David McCourry, Granddaughter Mercedes Dakota McCourry. Stepdaughter and Caregiver Vickie Hughes and husband Randy.
Harrison served as a member of the United States Air Force in Germany as a Medic from 1947 to 1952. Graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1957. Retired from the North Carolina State Employment Agency in 1991. From retirement to the last day Harrison remained actively involved in many other entrepreneurial adventures.
Services will be held Monday, April 4, 2022 at 2 PM at Henline-Hughes Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1PM to 2PM. Don Ford and Michael Peterson will be officiating the service. Interment will follow at Cane Creek Cemetery with military honors provided by Sgt. E.L. Randolph Chapter 57 DAV.
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