Rev. James “Jim” Roland Harrison, 88, entered into eternal rest December 23, 2020 at Laurel Heights Living Community in Corbin, KY. Jim was a pillar in our community for many years, having served as Chaplain of the Nicholasville Police Department, coordinator of the Shop with a Cop program, a member of the Hart Lodge 61F & AM, Scottish Rites, and the Oleika Shriners, and past president of the Lions Club 1983 to 1984. He was also a member of Edgewood Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon Emeritus. Jim was known for his kindness and compassion for people. He worked tirelessly for his Lord and Savior. Jim retired as Service Manger for Sutherland Chevrolet. He was born July 11, 1932, to the late Willie and Gertie Masters Harrison, being one of four children, all of whom have preceded him in death: brothers June Bug, Allie, and Coleman and sister Myrna Toyce Carrier. He was also preceded by a granddaughter Jamie Harrison. Jim was the widower since 2018 of Anne Puckett Harrison, who was the love of his life. He will be fondly remembered by a son John Thomas Harrison and daughter Terri Holman, husband Mike, 8 grandchildren, John Scotty, Laurie, Michael, Cathy, Henry, Kimberlee, and Hunter, as well as several great and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends. A Remembrance Service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 12:30 at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home with Rev. Don Reed officiating. He will be laid to rest with his wife in Camp Nelson National Cemetery with Military Honors. Honoring him as Pallbearers will be Henry Mitchell, Denver Haddix, John Harrison II, Scott Harrison, Barry Waldrop, and Dave Shadwick. The family will greet friends beginning at 10:00 AM until time of Service. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Legion Post 63 Honor Guard ℅ of Jim Vannoy, 1856 Groggins Ferry Rd., Nicholasville, KY. 40356. Hager & Cundiff values nothing more than the trust and loyalty given to us to care for Jim’s arrangements. “His life was a blessing, his memory a treasure, He was loved beyond word, and will be missed beyond measure.”
In accordance with CDC guidelines, all visitors must observe social distancing and wear masks. Should you want to come to Jim’s Service but are unable to, call Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home (859-885-4125) to have a white silk rose with your name attached to be given to his family following the service.
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