Jimmy W. Harrison


Jimmy W. Harrison, 69 of Nineveh, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Franklin Meadows in Franklin.

He was born June 15, 1946, in Scottsville, Kentucky.

He was the son of Jim and Lola (O’Neal) Harrison.

He married Shirley (McGaha) Harrison on Dec. 10, 1988. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Eddie Harrison of Nineveh and Michael (Jen) Harrison of Greenwood; a stepson, Jason (Mary) Harmon of Shelbyville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Emmitt Harrison, Edward Harrison and David Harrison, and a sister, Mattie Spencer.

He was a member of the Who-So-Ever-Will Community Church in Edinburgh.

He had previously owned Harrison Construction. He also had worked for Turner Construction in Shelbyville, and as a truck driver for Blue River Products in Edinburgh.

He enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Lewis Burton on Monday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh. Calling will be from 2 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.