William B. Harrison

East Alton | Wednesday, March 2 2011

William B. Harrison, 74, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at his home.  He was born Nov. 23, 1936 in Olney, Ill. to James E. and Mary E. (Humphrey) Harrison.

On June 14, 1958 he married Shirley J. Duba in Alton.  She survives.  The U.S. Army veteran retired after 43 years as a crane operator for Granite City Steel.  In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Michael Raymond of Wood River; a son and daughter-in-law, William J. and Kara Harrison of East Alton; 6 grandchildren, Kelsey, Josh, Tyler, Cassi and Kayla Harrison and Andrew Raymond; a sister and brother-in-law, Vickie and George Housley of Tupelo, Miss.; a brother-in-law, Joe Meisenheimer of Wood River; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rita Meisenheimer.

Father James Flach will have a prayer service Sunday, March 6 at Paynic Home for Funerals at 4:00 p.m.  Visitation will then continue until 7 p.m.  According to his wishes, cremation will follow.

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