Roy R. Harrison
WOOLFORD — Roy Raymond “Ray” Harrison Jr., 75, of Woolford, Md., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at UMSMC at Easton. He was born in Easton on Feb. 7, 1943, and was a son of the late Roy R. Harrison Sr. and Hazel “Geraldine” Jackson Harrison.
Mr. Harrison graduated from St. Michaels High School, class of 1961, and continued on to trade school at the Baltimore Engineering Institute and graduated in 1962. On June 12, 1965, he married the former Lorraine Robey. Mr. Harrison worked for the Maryland Cup Corporation and retired from Celeste Industrial. He enjoyed doing charter fishing trips, snow skiing, reading, hunting and power boat racing. Mr. Harrison also had his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 91, Masonic Lodge #123, Scottish Rite in Salisbur y, Boumi Temple and the Eastern Shore Shriners. He was also a member of Tilghman Island Fire Company, Choptank Memorial Post 7460 VFW Auxiliary and the Cambridge Powerboat Racing Association.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Harrison
of Woolford; three daughters, Michelle Waller and husband Patrick of East New Market, Dawn Edgar and husband Steve of Cambridge, Karen Harrison of Cambridge; six grandchildren, Tyler Edgar, Zach Waller, Logan Waller, Madden Waller, Kyle Hardy, Jessica Hardy; a sister, Phyllis Sadler of Tilghman; two nephews, Ken and Roy Sadler.
Pallbearers will be Ken Sadler, Wayne Smith, Tyler Edgar, Kyle Hardy, Steve Edgar and Patrick Waller.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. at Thomas Funeral Home P.A. in Cambridge, with Rev. Douglas M. Ridley officiating. Interment will be private at Tilghman United Methodist Churchyard. Family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion Post 91 Building Fund, P.O. Box 733, Cambridge, MD 21613, or to the Cambridge Powerboat Racing Association, P.O. Box 134, Cambridge, MD 21613.
ROY R. HARRISON