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1940 Roger 2023

Roger Lee Harrison

January 24, 1940 — April 8, 2023

Roger Lee Harrison, son of the late Ruel and Golda (Stallcup) Harrison, was born January 24, 1940, in Fort Benton, Montana, and passed away April 8, 2023, at his home in Mountain Grove, Missouri, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was 83 years, 2 months, and 15 days of age.

Roger spent his younger years in Montana and Missouri. He graduated from Mountain Grove High School in 1960 and went into the United States Army before receiving an honorable discharge on May 14, 1965.

In 1966, Roger met Peggy Hart in Kansas City, Missouri, and they were married on September 24, 1966. They moved to Idaho Springs, Colorado, in 1969 and raised their family. Prior to retirement, Roger worked as an over the road truck driver for 35 years. After retiring, he and his family moved back to Mountain Grove, Missouri, in 2017.

Roger spent much of his free time racing cars, either on the circle track or later on the drag strip. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, brother, and friend.

Roger was preceded in death by his father, Ruel Harrison and mother, Golda "Goldie" Casey, as well as his step-father, Glen Casey of Mountain Grove.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Peggy, three children, Michelle Harrison-Lipe of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Richard Harrrison of Saint Petersburg, Florida, and Robert Harrison of Neosho, Missouri, five grandchildren, Steven Lipe, Brian Gonzalez, Rachael Krauter, Alexis Harrison, Aidan Orcutt, one great-grandson, Ryan Krauter, one brother, Ray Harrison, six half-siblings, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Roger will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home - Mountain Grove

315 North Main Street, Mountain Grove, MO 65711

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