The Columbus Dispatch

Harrison, Phillip R.


Phillip R. Harrison, of Pomeroy, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at the Ohio State Medical Center. He was born on May 27, 1942 in Pomeroy to the late Olen and Evelyn (Carl) Harrison. Phil was a 1960 graduate of Pomeroy High School where he excelled at basketball. He played for Bethany College until he graduated in 1964. He was a member of the only undefeated basketball team in school history. He received many accolades for his basketball skills including being a member of the Bethany College Hall of Fame. He was the co-owner of PDK Constructi­on from 1985-present. He was diligent and devoted to his work and his employees. He was the Meigs High School Varsity Basketball coach from 1990-1993. He also coached an undefeated freshman team in the 1983/1984 season. Phil was a member of the Bradford Church of Christ. Phil was loved and respected by so many people. Over the years he was behind the scenes on many projects throughout our community. Phil was named Meigs County Man of the Year in 1993. Most of all, Phil loved his family. He was very proud of his grandchild­ren and cherished his time with them. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfathe­r, boss and friend. He will be sadly missed throughout our community. He is survived by his wife, Paulette Harrison; son, Trevor (Rainy) Harrison; grandchild­ren, Braylon and Camery Harrison; brother Dale (Marlene) Harrison; and a special friend, Rick Ash. He is preceded in death by his Parents and his son Rodd Harrison. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 1pm at the Anderson Mcdaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Russ

Moore officiatin­g. Visitation for family and friends will be held at 11am prior to the services. In lieu of

flowers, donations may be made to the Bradford Church of Christ or the Scoreboard Fund at Meigs High School.

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