Robert C. Harrison, 80, of Columbia, formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Alive in Christ Lutheran Church, 201 Southampton, in Columbia, with Rev. Tim Morris officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall with a reception to follow at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Central Mo. Area Agency on Aging, Alzheimer's Association or charity of donor's choice. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Aug. 30, 1930, in Sedalia, he was the son of the late Cloice Caleb Harrison and Maurine Elizabeth Watkins Harrison. On Dec. 26, 1948, he married Ilene Wagner who preceded him in death on June 21, 1977. On Jan. 27, 1979, he married Dorothy (Dot) Shaw Voltmer who survives of the home. He lived in Columbia since 1993, moving from Marshall where he lived since 1950. He worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 37 years and retired from Meuschke Agency in 1994. He was a member of Alive in Christ Lutheran Church. He served in the Mo. Army National Guard for 20 years. Bob, along with his family and friends from the community, enjoyed working their concession stand at the Missouri State Fair for many years. He enjoyed his church, family, golf, music, tennis and traveling.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Robert Gregory Harrison and his wife, Marti, of Kansas City, Alicia Ramirez and her husband, Larry, of Colleyville, Texas and Laura Snow and her husband, Kerry, of Springfield; three stepchildren, Stephanie Voltmer, of Gravois Mills, Elizabeth Leigh Voltmer, of Columbia and Charles (Chuck) Voltmer and his wife, Amy, of Columbia; 12 grandchildren; one brother, Don Harrison and his wife, Joy, of Edmund, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Harrison.
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